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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 early this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Thursday evening.

Flurries overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to westerly 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 24 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:30 PM AST 24 February 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 998 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low 988 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM AST 24 February 2021 A low pressure system will track through Maine tonight and the
Maritimes on Thursday. This low will bring gale to storm force
westerlies south of the system through the day Thursday and strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warnings is in effect for
Banquereau. Gale warnings are in effect all other waters. Freezing
spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern half,
Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half, Gulf -
Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti.

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