Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 July 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming light late this evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and tonight with a risk of thunderstorms. Chance of showers Sunday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 July 2016
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 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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Warnings

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Squall watch in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 5:23 PM ADT 23 July 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 45 knots.

Some very heavy thunderstorms moving from New Brunswick into the western half of Northumberland Strait are accompanied by gale force squalls. It is possible that these could reach 35 to 45 knots in the next hour or two.

Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 23 July 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located over southern New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over Nova Scotia.

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