Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 30 knots increasing to westerly 40 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 early Saturday evening.

A few showers ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30.
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 November 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing low 989 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:20 PM AST 17 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of St Lawrence will continue
To track across the gulf tonight and then move eastward across
Newfoundland on Saturday. Southeasterly gales ahead of the low
Shift to strong to gale force west to northwest winds behind it.
The westerly winds will diminish over western waters on Saturday
As a weak ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur-Miscou western half.

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