Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 35 knots Saturday morning with gusts to 65 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to variable 25 Saturday evening.

Snow at times heavy beginning Saturday morning changing to rain and fog patches Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of Nova Scotia. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6030W to 4830N 6220W to 4900N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the coast of Nova Scotia.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015

'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 3:00 AM AST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1007 mb located over the northeastern
United States.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located near Lurcher.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located over Southwestern
Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system over the Northeastern United States will move
eastward tonight to lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia by Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread across the
marine district ahead of the low before shifting to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Anticosti.

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