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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early Monday morning and to southeast 35 Monday afternoon.

Snow Monday afternoon changing to rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along
the southern coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 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 3:30 PM AST 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 997 mb located north of
Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday deepening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 984 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over southwestern Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday weakening ridge located over Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 PM AST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system north of Banquereau continues to depart this
evening. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will diminish
tonight in its wake. A second low pressure system will develop over
the Gulf of Maine Monday morning and will move to lie near Prince
Edward Island by Monday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies developing ahead of this second low will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
maritime waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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