Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening and to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming light near noon Saturday.
Flurries early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Over open water risk of freezing spray this evening.
High today zero. Low tonight minus 7. High Saturday minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4510N 5825W to 4635N 5750W to 4725N 5825W to
Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the southeastern section and along the
southern Prince Edward Island coast. Strong ice pressure developing
in the pack ice near noon and easing Friday evening.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020
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 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough from 988 mb low located from New
Brunswick to Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary trough from 990 mb low
located on a line east-west over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Grand Manan to West
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:42 AM AST 28 February 2020 A low pressure system over New Brunswick will move northeast into the
Gulf of St. Lawrence this morning and then stall near Anticosti
Island by this evening. Gale to storm force easterlies ahead of the
system shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies to its south.
Winds will gradually diminish today and drop to moderate to strong
for most areas.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait and Anticosti - northern half. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur -
Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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