Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 November 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 late this evening then increasing to southwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 30 to 40 near noon Thursday.

Chance of flurries this evening.

Low tonight minus 1. High Thursday plus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 November 2015
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

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 8:00 PM AST 25 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 8:00 PM AST 25 November 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight building high 1046 mb located over the
western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday high 1050 mb located south of the Avalon

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday approaching trough located over central

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:41 PM AST 25 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will approach the northern marine district
on Thursday giving strong to gale force southwesterlies over Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: