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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 50 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 Monday morning.

Rain ending near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts in the
western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located over
western Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 976 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing low 982 mb located over western
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:30 AM AST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system over Western Maine will track northeastward
today to lie near the Gaspé Peninsula this afternoon. The low will
then move northward to lie over Western Labrador Monday afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of this system will
veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies as the low moves
northeastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau -
western half, Laurentian Fan - western half, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for Gulf-Magdalen for today near high tide near noon.
In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected for
Chaleur-Miscou for early this evening.

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