Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 near noon then veering to westerly 25 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 25 to 30 after midnight. Wind northwest 20 to 25 Sunday.
Snow changing to showers or flurries this afternoon then to a few flurries early this evening and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending near noon. Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 this afternoon then falling to minus 8 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western section.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 10:00 AM AST 20 January 2018
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 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 985 mb located over central Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 982 mb located north of Newfoundland.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:59 AM AST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system approaching from Quebec will move across
Anticosti this afternoon and to lie north of Newfoundland overnight
tonight. Strong to gale force south to southwesterly winds
Ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
Northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Northumberland Strait, Chaleur-Miscou and
Eastern half of Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
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
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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
- 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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