Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 knots near midnight and to southerly 20 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to westerly 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Snow beginning late overnight and ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice near parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice near parts
of the coasts.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 987 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 987 mb located northeast of Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 19 January 2018 A low pressure system currently south of Laurentian Fan will move
eastward to lie south of the Grand Banks by this evening. Strong to
gale force northerly winds over the southern district will diminish
as the disturbance moves away.

Another low pressure system from Central Quebec will track eastward
Saturday to lie near Anticosti Island by Saturday afternoon. Strong
to gale force southwesterly winds are forecast over the southern
district beginning Saturday morning and will persist until Sunday
morning.

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, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait-eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

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