Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to south 25 to 30 early Saturday evening.
Flurries this evening. Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.
Temperatures minus 8 rising to minus 1 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.
2 tenths grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice in the
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 972 mb located east of
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:43 PM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will gradually depart
tonight. Gale force west to northwest winds in the wake of the low
will diminish later this evening over northern and eastern waters.
Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure moves
across the district.
Late on Saturday, strong to gale force southerlies will develop over
the western half of the district as a trough of low pressure
approaches from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and Gulf
- Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait -
eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- 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
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- 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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