Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 09 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwesterly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots backing to northeast 25.

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Warnings

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Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 09 December 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 970 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 961 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday approaching ridge located over New
England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM AST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system east of Newfoundland will continue to intensify
as it tracks northeastward tonight. In the wake of the low, strong to
gale force northwesterlies will continue until Saturday morning.

Temperatures will continue to drop in the strong northwesterly flow
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight. Freezing spray will develop
overnight and continue on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan - southern half. Marine
interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

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