Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday.
Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late overnight and to northwest 20 Friday morning.
Flurries ending Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Over open water risk of freezing spray Friday.
Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 12 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4420N 6050W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4555N 5715W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice in the eastern section.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 990 mb located southeast of
At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:53 PM AST 21 February 2019 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will track to lie
southeast of Laurentian Fan overnight tonight. Strong to gale
southerlies ahead of the low will back to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian
Fan - southern half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable -
eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half, and Anticosti.
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