Northumberland Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 early this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

High today minus 12. Low tonight minus 18. High Saturday minus 8.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind south 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4550N 5640W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from the Great Lakes to
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight building ridge located south of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM AST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system just southeast of the Laurentian Fan will move
into the Grand Banks this morning. Strong to gale force northeast
winds over southeastern waters will diminish this morning as the low
moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau-northern half..
Cabot Strait..And Anticosti.

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