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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots veering to south 15 after midnight then to west 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Wednesday evening.

Scattered flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 07 February 2023

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 8:00 PM AST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 987 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 986 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Labrador to New
Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday weakening ridge located from
Newfoundland to Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 7 February 2023 An intense low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will move
slowly eastward to lie east of the marine district on Wednesday.
Gale force northeasterlies over the southern half of the marine
district will gradually diminish tonight as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southeastern half,
And Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland Strait -
western half, Gulf - Magdalen - western half, Chaleur - Miscou, and
Anticosti.

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