Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this morning and to southwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.

A few showers beginning this morning. Fog banks dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Ice Forecasts

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2016

'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 ADT 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 978 mb located over the St. Lawrence
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday quasi-stationary low 982 mb located north
of the Gaspe Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 23 October 2016 A low pressure system over the St Lawrence River will move northward
today to lie over Quebec North Shore tonight. The low will remain
nearly stationary on Monday but will gradually weaken throughout the
day. Strong southwesterlies will strengthen to gale force west to
southwesterly winds today before gradually diminishing late in the
day on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

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