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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 06 February 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northeast 20 near noon Tuesday then veering to easterly 15 early Tuesday evening.

Scattered flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 9 tenths new ice
including 4 tenths grey ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 06 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 6 February 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located over eastern
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM AST 6 February 2023 An intense low pressure system near Georges Bank will drift
Slowly away to the southeast on Tuesday. Gale to storm force
northeasterlies are expected over the southern half of
The marine district with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, and Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half.

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