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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today and early this evening. Risk of freezing spray Saturday.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice pressure along the southern and western coasts of Prince Edward Island today and continuing Friday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths
grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince
Edward Island. Strong ice pressure along the southern and western
coasts of Prince Edward Island today and continuing Friday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 04 March 2021

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
southwestern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM AST 5 March 2021 A quasistationary low pressure system over Southwestern Labrador will
gradually weaken today and Saturday. Generally strong westerlies
across the district are still expected to occasionally reach gale
force over Western Anticosti until Saturday morning.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait - northern half, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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