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Northumberland Strait - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 this evening then increasing to westerly 40 after midnight. Wind westerly 40 Tuesday.

Snow or rain changing to flurries after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 12 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice pressure developing Tuesday morning along the western 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 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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along
the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice
pressure developing Tuesday morning along the western coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 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 - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 991 mb located over the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 966 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 PM AST 1 March 2021 An area of low pressure is developing over the Gulf of Maine this
afternoon and will intensify tonight as it moves to lie near
Anticosti Island by Tuesday morning. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low then shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau, 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 waters.

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