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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots near noon and to southerly 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 35 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain near midnight then to flurries Sunday morning and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 

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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 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4753N 6120W
to 4728N 6309W to 4836N 6257W to 4900N 6116W to 4940N 6106W to 5003N
5814W to Newfoundland near 4833N 5912W. Sea ice south and west then
north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the
southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1010 mb located over southern Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday intensifying low 995 mb located near Port
aux Basques.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 27 February 2021 A low pressure system will develop over Southern Maine this evening
and intensify as it tracks eastward across the marine district
tonight and Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop
ahead of the low tonight, shifting to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf
Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

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