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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to north 20 this morning then backing to northwesterly 25 this evening. Wind northwesterly 25 Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to zero this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northerly 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5025N 5825W to 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west, south, west and
north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W to 5015N
5745W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N 5910W. Sea ice east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2021

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 3:00 AM AST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 990 mb located near Prince Edward Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located near East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system near Gaspé will continue to move southward and
weaken throughout the day. Winds over the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters
will increase to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind the low.

Over southern waters, a departing trough will also leave strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Gulf-Magdalen, and
Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait - western half,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Gulf-Magdalen.

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