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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northwesterly 15 to 20 this evening then to northeasterly 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 40 Saturday afternoon and to northeast 45 to 55 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Snow Saturday becoming rain or snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray Saturday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to zero Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind northerly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice Saturday morning and continuing into the evening. 

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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 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6524W to Nova
Scotia near 4504N 6501W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4332N 6520W to 4500N
6045W to 4615N 5915W to 4818N 6122W to 4933N 5905W to 4725N 5945W to
Newfoundland near 4724N 5537W. Sea ice northwest then northeast of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths grey-white ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the
pack ice Saturday morning and continuing into the evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2022

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2022

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today dissipating cold front located over the
northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 993 mb located east of
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 973 mb located over Browns Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:05 PM AST 28 January 2022 A developing low pressure system approaching from near Cape Hatteras
will intensify rapidly as it moves to lie over Browns Bank Saturday
evening. Gale to storm force northeasterlies are expected north of
the low with gale to storm force southerlies south of it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except for Chaleur - Miscou - western half. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan and all Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters.

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