Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots early this morning and to northwesterly 25 to 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

A few flurries beginning this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 988 mb located over
eastern Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over
southeastern Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 965 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Eastern Banquereau will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward today. In the wake of the low,
strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Marine interests
are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait, Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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