Northumberland Strait - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly 25 knots veering to west 25 to 30 this evening then to northwest 20 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray Sunday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western section.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 20 January 2018

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 Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 20 January 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 984 mb located over the northern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 982 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM AST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence this
afternoon will move to lie north of Newfoundland overnight tonight.
Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies ahead of the
Low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait and
Chaleur-Miscou. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait-eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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