Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this morning and to east 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 30 overnight then diminishing to east 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to east 15 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches beginning this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots veering to southeast 15 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1013 mb located near Long
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located southeast of Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 28 October 2016 A deepening low pressure system near Long Island early this morning
will pass over the southwestern shore marine area overnight to
eventually lie southeast of Cape Breton Island Saturday evening.
Gale force east to southeast winds will develop ahead of the low and
could possibly approach storm force over the eastern half of the
district tonight and Saturday. Over the Gulf of St Lawrence waters,
easterly winds developing later today are currently expected to
remain just below gale force.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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