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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 24 February 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning then increasing to northwest 35 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Thursday evening.

Flurries overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to westerly 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section and along the western coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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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 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section and along the western
coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 24 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 8:00 PM AST 24 February 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 998 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday departing low 988 mb located over
northern Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 24 February 2021 A low pressure system will track through Maine tonight and the
Maritimes on Thursday. This low will bring strong to gale force
westerlies south of the system through the day Thursday and gale to
storm force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Banquereau. Gale warnings are in effect all remaining waters.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern
half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti.

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