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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots backing to southerly 15 to 20 near noon then increasing to southerly 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain near midnight then to flurries Sunday morning and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice in the southwestern 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice in the
southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 06:36 AM AST 27 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 3:00 AM AST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west this afternoon
and track across the marine district tonight and Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the trough shift to
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf
Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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