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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Monday evening.

Snow Monday afternoon and evening becoming rain or snow.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind south 30 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice. 

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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 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

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.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 978 mb located north of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 986 mb located southwest of Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 982 mb located over Maine.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1030 mb located over the southwestern
Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday high 1030 mb located over the southeastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM AST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move slowly away from the marine district tonight. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies over northern and eastern waters will gradually
diminish as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Another low pressure system is forecast to approach the region on
Monday bringing gale to storm force southeasterly winds across the
district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu and Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern
half, Sable -eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half,
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels and rough seas are expected along the Atlantic Coast near high
tides Monday evening.

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