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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 25 to 30 late this morning and to northwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Friday morning and to northwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Friday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 12 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots becoming northwest 30.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section and along the western coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section and along the western
coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

'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 - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 997 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 988 mb located over northern
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:31 AM AST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system over Maine will track eastward to lie over
Northern Banquereau this afternoon. This low will bring gale to storm
force westerlies south of the system and gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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