Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to easterly 25 overnight. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 25 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 15 near noon Thursday.

A few flurries this morning. Snow late this afternoon tonight and Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 1 overnight then falling to minus 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwesterly 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

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

Ice Coverage

3 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1
tenth first-year ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located from Labrador to
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1018 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low 996 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM AST 17 January 2018 A low pressure system will develop along the New England coast this
afternoon and is now expected to track along Nova Scotia to lie over
Western Newfoundland by Thursday afternoon. As a result, strong to
gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore and eastern shore.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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