Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending after midnight. Snow beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 8. High Wednesday minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 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 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Labrador to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located from Labrador to the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1018 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1010 mb located over the northern
Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 16 January 2018 A low pressure system will develop along the New England coast on
Wednesday and then move over the Bay of Fundy Wednesday night.
Strong southeasterlies will spread over western waters Wednesday
afternoon and reach eastern waters Wednesday night. Winds could
Reach gale force over marine regions adjacent to Nova Scotia.

There are no warnings in effect at this time.

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