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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this afternoon and to light early Friday morning. Wind becoming southerly 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon.

High today minus 13. Low tonight minus 21. High Friday minus 12.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section and along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 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 20 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4600N 5755W to 4710N 5830W 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 Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice in the eastern section and along the Prince
Edward Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2020

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 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today building ridge located west of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1013 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 1001 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM AST 20 February 2020 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist today in the wake
of a departing trough of low pressure east of the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half, Cabot Strait - northern half,
Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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