Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Showers changing to flurries this afternoon and ending Wednesday morning. Flurries Wednesday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending near noon Wednesday.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 12 Wednesday morning then rising to minus 5 Wednesday 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.
6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey
ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the eastern section.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 10:00 AM AST 18 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 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located over western Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 985 mb located over
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over Cape Breton Island.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1005 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:36 AM AST 18 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Western Labrador will move to lie
over the Labrador Sea by Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterly winds over southeastern waters will diminish to strong
to gale force westerly winds in its wake. Another low pressure system
will approach from Quebec on Wednesday bringing strong to gale force
southwesterlies to southwestern waters late in the day.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy and Northumberland Strait.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland this morning.
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