Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots early this evening then veering to southwest 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northerly 20 to 25 Tuesday evening.

A few showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 to 30.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to north 15.

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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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Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 September 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM ADT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1004 mb located west of Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 1000 mb located over northern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM ADT 25 September 2017 At 12:00 AM ADT hurricane Lee was located near 31.1 north, 49.5 west
or about 890 miles east of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds were 80
knots, the central pressure was 980 millibars.

Lee is drifting slowly east-southeastward and is not expected to
affect the marine district of Atlantic Canada at this time.

At 12:00 AM ADT hurricane Maria was located near 30.0 north, 73.0
west or about 385 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras. Maximum
sustained winds were 90 knots, central pressure was 960 millibars.

Maria is slowly moving northward and is expected to enter the
Canadian Hurricane Centre response zone by late Thursday or Friday
morning.

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