Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon then increasing to south 20 after midnight. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning then to northwest 15 Thursday afternoon.
Flurries beginning this evening changing to showers after midnight then to scattered flurries Thursday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon.
Temperatures minus 12 rising to plus 4 Thursday morning then falling to minus 2 Thursday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to
5011N 5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
2 tenths new ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the western section.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over Labrador
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 1005 mb located north of Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over West Scotian Slope.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM AST 19 January 2022 Strong to gale force westerlies over the marine district will
gradually diminish today as an intense low pressure system over the
Labrador Sea moves slowly away.
A second low pressure system approaching from Quebec will move to lie
north of Newfoundland Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong
to gale force southerlies ahead of the low then become moderate to
strong northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait
and Gulf - Magdalen.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
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