Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 November 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 near noon then becoming southwest 25 early this evening. Wind becoming north 25 overnight then veering to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning this evening changing to periods of rain or snow Saturday morning and ending near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 November 2015
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 November 2015

'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 3:00 AM AST 27 November 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Gulf of Maine to the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Labrador to the Great
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from the Strait of Belle
Isle to New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from the Avalon Peninsula
to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM AST 27 November 2015 A trough of low pressure will move into the Northern Gulf of St.
Lawrence this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
expected or occurring over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half..Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait..
Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti southeastern half.

Outlook for the startup of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday..Winds light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Waves near 1 metre.

Monday..Northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15
late in the day. Waves 1-2 metres diminishing to 1 or less.

Tuesday..Light winds becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots late in
the day. Waves zero to 1 metres.

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