Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 31 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots this morning and to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming east 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

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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
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 31 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today building ridge located over the southern
Marine District.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located south of Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.9N 74.1W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday intensifying tropical depression 8
located at 38.3N 68.6W.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gaston 960 mb located at 33.2N
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
35.9N 45.6W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 30 August 2016 At 8PM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 32.6 degrees north
And 51.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 95 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 964 MB. Gaston is moving northeastward at
9 knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.

As of 8PM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 34.7 degrees
north and 75.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is moving
north-northeastward at 4 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm on Wednesday. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, however current
guidance has the storm tracking over the southern slope waters late
Thursday and into Friday.

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