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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 late this evening then diminishing to west 30 near noon Thursday.

Showers beginning this morning changing to rain Thursday morning then to periods of snow near noon Thursday. Fog patches dissipating near noon Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 10 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along the Prince Edward Island coast developing Wednesday evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N
5930W to 4718N 6010W to 4818N 6235W to 4915N 6037W to 4933N 5903W 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.

7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island
coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Strong
ice pressure along the Prince Edward Island coast developing
Wednesday evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 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 03:00 AM AST 28 February 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 - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 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 3:00 AM AST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today cold front located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to Eastern Shore.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday cold front located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 28 February 2024 A strong cold front will approach slowly from the west today and move
eastward across the marine district. Gale force southerly winds ahead
of the front will shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East
Scotian Slope, and Laurentian Fan.

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