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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 near noon then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 13 overnight then rising to minus 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind south 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 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 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4647N 5935W to 4812N 6133W to 4922N 6022W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island
coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2024

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 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough located on a line
north-south over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 24 February 2024 A trough of low pressure will continue tracking eastward across the
marine district today. Gale force southerlies ahead of the trough
shift to strong to gale force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti - southwestern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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