Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this evening then veering to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Chance of flurries beginning early Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to minus 4 this evening then falling to minus 12 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths of grey ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths
of grey ice along the Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 January 2017

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 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island
to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest today will
cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
and Anticosti-eastern half. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all Gulf
of St Lawrence waters.

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