Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 08:00 PM AST 03 March 2021
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 20 Thursday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray.
Temperatures near minus 7.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4801N 6117W to 4801N 6258W to 5043N 5746W to Newfoundland near
4838N 5906W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast of Prince Edward
Island. Strong ice pressure along the southern coast of Prince
Edward Island today and easing this evening.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 8:00 PM AST 03 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.
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 03 March 2021
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 3 March 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 976 mb located over the Strait of
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 968 mb located over southern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:55 PM AST 3 March 2021 A low pressure system over the Strait of Belle Isle will merge with a
second low over Southern Labrador this evening and will then meander
around Southern Labrador throughout the day on Thursday. Gale to
possibly storm force northwesterlies are expected to diminish
slightly today as the low pulls away from the region. Strong to gale
force westerlies will continue through the remainder of the forecast
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, Sable - eastern half, East Scotian Slope,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur -
Miscou, and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, Northumberland Strait, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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