Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 January 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 35 knots veering to southerly 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Monday evening.

Freezing rain changing to rain and fog patches this evening then to freezing rain late overnight. Snow Monday morning changing to flurries Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray Monday.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 5 after midnight then falling to minus 10 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeasterly 20 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along the coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019

'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 - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019

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 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located over southeastern
New Brunswick.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located east of Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM AST 20 January 2019 A deepening low pressure over the Gulf of Maine will move over
Southeastern New Brunswick overnight before tracking east of
Anticosti Island Monday evening. Gale force southeasterly winds
south of the low's track will increase to gale to storm force
southerlies tonight. North of the low's track moderate to strong
northeasterlies will increase to gale force northeasterlies this
afternoon. The northeasterlies are expected to reach storm force
over Chaleur-Miscou this evening and will likely be close to storm
force over Anticosti and northern parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

On Monday the storm force southerlies will move out of eastern waters
during the day. Elsewhere strong to gale force southwesterlies can be
expected over southern waters while strong to gale force
northwesterlies prevail behind the low over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti-southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy,
Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tides tonight and Monday. Some coastline of the Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters are also likely to see higher than normal water
levels near high tide later today and Monday as well as possible ice
rafting.

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