Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 this morning then becoming light early this evening. Wind increasing to east 20 Tuesday afternoon and to east 30 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries ending this morning. Freezing rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to minus 1 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to south 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the western section. 

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 985 mb located over the southeastern
United States.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:29 AM AST 23 January 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern United States will move
slowly northeast to lie south of Cape Cod by Tuesday evening.
Easterly gales ahead of the low are expected to develop over Georges
Bank this evening and will slowly spread northeast to reach eastern
shore and Sable by Tuesday evening. Beyond the current forecast
period, gales are likely to spread to most northern and eastern
waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, and
East Scotian Slope.

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