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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 near noon then backing to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon and to light Sunday evening.

Snow tonight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to zero Sunday afternoon then falling to minus 10 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west this afternoon
and track across the marine district tonight and Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the trough shift to
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf
Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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