Northumberland Strait - eastern half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst 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
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
6 tenths new ice 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white
ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward Island.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to East
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
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 StatementIssued 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
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
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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