Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light.

Periods of light snow beginning Saturday evening.

Low tonight minus 9. High Saturday minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 8 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 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 8 tenths of grey ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 20 January 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 971 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing low 969 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM AST 20 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will
continue to track northeast tonight and Saturday morning. Strong
northeasterlies over eastern waters will increase to gale force
northerlies later today with a possibility of reaching storm force
overnight. Winds will diminish Saturday afternoon as the low moves
away from Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-eastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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