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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 January 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 near midnight then veering to southwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 11 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice in the eastern 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 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 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 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

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.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths new ice
including 4 tenths grey ice in the eastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:41 PM AST 17 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:41 PM AST 17 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 January 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 981 mb located over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 982 mb located over
western Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located southeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 17 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Maine will track northeastward
tonight to lie over Western Labrador by Tuesday morning. Gale to
storm force southeasterly winds ahead of this system become strong to
gale force westerly winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Fundy, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen
And Anticosti - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland. Additionally,
higher than normal water levels and rough seas are expected along the
Atlantic Coast near high tide this evening.

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