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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 08 February 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late this evening and to northwest 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 early Thursday morning and to west 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming light Thursday evening.

Scattered flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray overnight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 8 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice in the western section. 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice near the Prince Edward Island coast in the western section. 

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths
grey ice in the western section. 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2
tenths grey-white ice near the Prince Edward Island coast in the
western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 08 February 2023

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 08 February 2023

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 8 February 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 8 February 2023 A trough over Banquereau will move to lie east of the marine district
tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies behind the trough will
begin to diminish on Thursday as a ridge approaches from the west.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Fourchu,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur -
Miscou and Anticosti.

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