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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeasterly 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 near midnight then becoming westerly 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries Saturday late in the day.

Risk of freezing spray Saturday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth 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 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 22 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 990 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 987 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 988 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 982 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM AST 22 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just south of Laurentian Fan will
track northeastward this evening bringing gale force northeasterly
winds to southeasternmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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