Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 November 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots early this morning and to southeast 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 late this evening then veering to west 25 overnight. Wind west 25 Monday.

Rain and fog patches today and this evening. A few flurries beginning Monday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 1 rising to plus 10 this evening then falling to minus 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 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 3:00 AM AST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 981 mb located over southern
Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday low 975 mb located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 19 November 2017 A low pressure system over Southern Quebec will track northeastward
today and move into Western Labrador Monday morning. South to
southeasterly winds ahead of this system will increase to gale force
across the marine district today. Winds will shift to generally
strong southwesterlies later tonight as the low passes north of the
region but will become gale force over northern gulf St Lawrence as
well as southwestern waters on Monday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels can be expected near high tide this afternoon for the Bay of
Chaleur, the gulf coast from Miramichi north, and eastern facing
coastlines of the Gaspé Peninsula. Storm surge and waves are expected
to impact those areas Sunday afternoon possibly causing minor
flooding.

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