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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to westerly 15 to 20 early this morning then diminishing to light near noon. Wind increasing to north 15 Tuesday afternoon and to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending this morning. Snow Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots backing to southerly 25.
Friday Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 5106N 5732W to
Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the
western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2023

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 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1014 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1008 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday approaching low 1013 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 30 January 2023 A low currently over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will track
northeastward to lie over northeast of Newfoundland by this
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low shift to
light to moderate westerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian, and Gulf - Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings
are in effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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