Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 10 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to west 20 late this evening.

A few showers beginning early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 10 October 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 3:30 PM ADT 10 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing trough from 978 mb low located
from Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM ADT 10 October 2015 A strong frontal trough extending southward across eastern portions
of the marine district is associated with a low pressure system over
Western Newfoundland. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
forecast over easternmost waters ahead of the trough. Behind the
trough storm force northwesterlies are forecast over Cabot Strait and
strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected elsewhere.
Wind gusts to storm force are expected in honguedo strait.

Winds will gradually diminish as a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the southwest tonight and Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for the eastern half of
eastern shore, the eastern half of Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau and all
Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

Outlook for the start up of the Upper Bay of Fundy lobster fishery.

Tuesday..Winds southeast 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25
Late in the day.
Wednesday..Winds diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 by morning then
Increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon.

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