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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 after midnight. Wind south 25 Wednesday.

Showers Wednesday. Fog patches forming late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind south 35 knots veering to westerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 3 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice west of Cape George. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along the Prince Edward Island coast developing Wednesday evening. 

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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 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4622N
5930W to 4718N 6010W to 4818N 6235W to 4915N 6037W to 4933N 5903W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice west of Cape
George. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.
Strong ice pressure along the Prince Edward Island coast developing
Wednesday evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024

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 8:40 PM AST 27 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to Eastern Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 27 February 2024 A strong cold front will approach slowly from the west on Wednesday.
Strong to gale force southerlies will spread across the district
ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.

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