Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 08:00 PM AST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind westerly 15 to 20 Friday.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.
Temperatures near minus 9.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths
grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince
Edward Island. Strong ice pressure along the southern and western
coasts of Prince Edward Island today and continuing Friday.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 8:00 PM AST 04 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 - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 04 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 4 March 2021 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 974 mb located northeast of Anticosti
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located over southern Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:45 PM AST 4 March 2021 A low pressure system northeast of Anticosti Island will slowly move
north to lie over Southern Labrador by Friday evening. Strong to gale
force westerlies will slowly diminish through the forecast period as
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait - northern half, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, 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
- 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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