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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 late this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 late overnight and to northwest 25 to 30 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 5 rising to zero Sunday afternoon then falling to minus 10 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts 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 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4753N 6120W
to 4728N 6309W to 4836N 6257W to 4900N 6116W to 4940N 6106W to 5003N
5814W to Newfoundland near 4833N 5912W. Sea ice south and west then
north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of
Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 27 February 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1010 mb located over northern New
England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday intensifying low 995 mb located near Port
aux Basques.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 27 February 2021 A low pressure system will develop over New England this evening and
intensify as it tracks eastward across the marine district tonight
and Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop ahead
of the low tonight, shifting 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.

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