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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 07 March 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwesterly 15 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then diminishing to light Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 11 Monday morning then rising to minus 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths new ice including 3 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 Monday. 

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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 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4600N 5950W to 4609N 5900W
to 4620N 5840W to 4700N 5900W to 4755N 6043W to 4800N 6258W to 4906N
6107W to 4957N 6227W to 4937N 5930W to 5028N 5756W to Newfoundland
near 4842N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths new ice including 3 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 Monday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 07 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 7 March 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located over northern
Labrador Coast.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low located south of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 7 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will continue
to pull east this evening. Westerly winds will continue to subside
throughout the northern marine district this evening.

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

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