Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 this morning and to southwest 25 to 35 Friday morning.

Chance of showers Friday evening.

Temperatures plus 1 rising to plus 9 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2015
Saturday Wind north 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 November 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 26 November 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Gulf of Maine to the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM AST 26 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the northern marine district
today giving strong to gale force southwesterlies over Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half..Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence

Outlook for the startup of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Northeast 20 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 15 in the
afternoon. Waves 1-2 metres in the morning diminishing to zero-1 by

Monday..West 20 becoming north 20-25 near mid-day. Waves 1-2 metres.

Tuesday..Light winds.

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