Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 January 2021
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind westerly 15 knots veering to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind northwest 20 Tuesday.
Flurries tonight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.
Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 7 Tuesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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
Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 8:00 PM AST 18 January 2021
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 8:00 PM AST 18 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located from Anticosti Island
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday cold front located southeast of the
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 998 mb located south of
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 986 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:39 AM AST 19 January 2021 Strong northwesterlies will prevail across the district today as a
low pressure system east of Laurentian Fan moves east of
Newfoundland. Colder air over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cause
freezing spray for much of today and tonight over northernmost
waters. The northwesterlies will diminish over southwestern waters
On Wednesday, the strong northwesterlies and freezing spray will
persist over northernmost waters as the low pressure system moves
towards the Labrador coast. Another low pressure system will deepen
southwest of Long Island Wednesday morning to lie south of West
Scotian Slope by Wednesday evening. As a result of this second low,
strong northerlies developing late in the day over southwestern
waters could possibly reach gale force over Georges Bank and West
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- 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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