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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then becoming southerly 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Periods of snow Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4523N 6401W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6358W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4632N
5932W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4814N 6346W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section.
Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 965 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 21 February 2024 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop over southern waters
Thursday between a ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes and a
low pressure system approaching from the south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, and Laurentian
Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, gulf- Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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