Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to west 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 near noon Friday.

Flurries changing to showers or flurries early this morning and ending overnight.

Risk of freezing spray Friday late in the day.

Temperatures near plus 1 today and tonight falling to minus 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

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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.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today high located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing high located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1008 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday intensifying low 992 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system south of West Scotian Slope will intensify as
it tracks northeastward to lie east of the district Friday morning.
In the wake of the low, winds will increase to strong to gale force
northwesterlies.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold air will persist
throughout the weekend. Freezing spray warnings may be required for
parts of the marine district this weekend.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

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