Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots near noon and to south 25 early this evening. Wind veering to west 30 after midnight then diminishing to west 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries beginning early this evening and ending early Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to minus 5 this evening then falling to minus 19 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 6 tenths new ice 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4800N 6225W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white
ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2019

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 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing trough located from
Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 16 January 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the region this morning will give way
to a trough of low pressure approaching from the west this afternoon.
Generally light to moderate winds under the ridge will strengthen to
strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough. Winds will veer
to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of the trough on
Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern
half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen
and Anticosti.

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