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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 25 early this evening and to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to plus 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Tuesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the southern Prince Edward Island coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along the southern Prince Edward Island coast today and easing this evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the
southern Prince Edward Island coast. Consolidated grey-white ice
along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along the southern
Prince Edward Island coast today and easing this evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 March 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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

Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 March 2024

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

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 March 2024

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 1 March 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located over the East
Coast of the U.S.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:09 PM AST 1 March 2024 Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish from west to east
tonight and Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds to lie south
of the district by early Saturday morning and southeast of the
district by Saturday afternoon.

An approaching trough of low pressure will give strengthening
southerly winds over western waters late Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Georges
Bank.

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