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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 January 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 near noon Wednesday then becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning. Flurries Wednesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 12 Wednesday morning then rising to minus 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the eastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to
5011N 5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey
ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the eastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 18 January 2022

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 18 January 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 979 mb located over Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 985 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1005 mb located over
western Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM AST 18 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Labrador will move off to the
east on Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure over the Gulf of Maine
Wednesday morning will move eastward across the marine district
during the day. Strong to gale force westerly winds associated
With the low will diminish briefly on Wednesday as the ridge
Moves across the district. Another low pressure system will
Approach from Quebec Wednesday afternoon bringing strong to
Gale force southwesterlies late in the day.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect
For all waters except Fundy and Northumberland Strait.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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