Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning.
Over open water risk of freezing spray today and early this evening. Risk of freezing spray Saturday.
Temperatures near minus 9.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths
grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince
Edward Island. Strong ice pressure along the southern and western
coasts of Prince Edward Island today and continuing Friday.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 04 March 2021
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 980 mb located over the Quebec Lower
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 985 mb located over western Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:48 AM AST 5 March 2021 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will move
slowly northwestward to lie over Western Labrador tonight where it
will weaken on Saturday.
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti - western half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait - northern half, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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Need to travel Alberta Highway 93?
Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)
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