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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 early Sunday morning and to east 20 to 25 near noon Sunday. Wind backing to northeast 25 to 30 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Periods of snow Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending this evening.

High today minus 15. Low tonight minus 20. High Sunday minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind northerly 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas 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 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

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 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 957 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 1007 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 994 mb located near Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM AST 18 January 2020 Gale force northerly winds over eastern waters in the wake
Of an intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
diminish throughout the day as the disturbance moves northeastward
away from the district.

A second low will develop near Cape Cod overnight tonight and track
near the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova Scotia on Sunday to lie near
Fourchu Sunday evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast ahead of the low while strong to gale force easterlies are
expected north of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian
Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except for Fundy
and Georges Bank.

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