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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this evening then backing to west 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then increasing to south 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries ending 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 9 rising to minus 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the morning then diminishing to northerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice west of Cape George. 

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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 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice west of Cape
George.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM 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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
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 Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
move off to the northeast today and tonight. Gale force west to
northwest winds will diminish this evening over northern and eastern
waters. Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure moves across the district.

On Saturday, strong southerlies will develop over the western half of
the district as a trough of low pressure approaches from the west.
The southerlies could approach gale force Saturday evening over
waters near the Gulf of Maine.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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