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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 February 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late Saturday morning.

Periods of rain changing to periods of freezing rain or snow Saturday morning then to periods of snow near noon Saturday. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 10 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwesterly 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday 2 tenths grey-white ice in strips and patches except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice northwest of Cape George. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice in strips and patches except 9 plus tenths
grey-white ice northwest of Cape George. Consolidated grey-white ice
along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 23 February 2024

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 8:00 PM AST 23 February 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Cabot Strait to
Georges Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:41 PM AST 23 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of Maine will move eastward
across southern waters overnight tonight and Saturday. Gale force
southerlies will develop ahead of the trough and shift to strong to
gale force northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti -
southwestern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore and all Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters.

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