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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Snow Monday afternoon and evening becoming rain or snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 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 Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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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

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 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 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 965 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 3:30 p.m. AST today high 1034 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 3:17 PM AST 16 January 2022 An intense low pressure system north of Newfoundland will continue to
move slowly away from the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most waters will gradually diminish from west to
east today as a ridge approaches from the west.

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

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 all waters except Fundy,
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank and
West Scotian Slope.

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

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