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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots increasing to westerly 30 to 35 early this morning and to westerly 40 to 45 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 30 Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 12 this morning then rising to minus 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 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 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

3 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

Issued 04:24 AM AST 02 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 04:24 AM AST 02 March 2021

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 3:00 AM AST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 974 mb located near Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today low 966 mb located near Anticosti Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 964 mb located north of Cape Breton
Island.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 976 mb located over
eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:26 AM AST 2 March 2021 An intense low pressure system near the Magdalen Islands will
continue to deepen this morning as it briefly stalls over Anticosti
Island. Tonight, the low will begin tracking east-southeast to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland by Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will transition to gale to storm
force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds are expected to gradually
diminish through the day Wednesday as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
East Scotian Slope, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti-western-half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
maritime waters. Freezing spray warnings are also in effect for all
ice-free waters.

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