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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southerly 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to southwest 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Showers beginning near midnight changing to rain Sunday evening.

Risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to easterly 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the southern Prince Edward Island coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along the southern Prince Edward Island coast today and easing this evening. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the
southern Prince Edward Island coast. Consolidated grey-white ice
along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along the southern
Prince Edward Island coast today and easing this evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 March 2024

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 3:00 AM AST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located south of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 1022 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 1022 mb located over LaHave Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 AM AST 2 March 2024 Freezing spray over parts of eastern and northern waters will end
near midday today as temperatures rise and winds diminish.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait and Anticosti - eastern half.

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