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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 05 March 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots tonight and Saturday.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 12 Saturday morning then rising to minus 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 3:32 PM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward Island and along parts of the Nova Scotia coast. 

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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 3:32 PM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4601N 5950W to 4609N 5900W
to 4700N 5859W to 4755N 6043W to 4801N 6258W to 4906N 6107W to 4957N
6227W to 4937N 5931W to 5028N 5756W to Newfoundland near 4842N
5855W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward
Island and along parts of the Nova Scotia coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 5 March 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low 984 mb located over
southwestern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 5 March 2021 A quasistationary low pressure system over Southwestern Labrador will
gradually weaken tonight 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 Grand Manan, Cabot Strait -
northern half, Gulf - Magdalen, and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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