Issued 08:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect. Squall watch in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots with gusts to 35 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 25 near midnight then veering to north 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.
A few showers and thunderstorms changing to chance of showers late this evening overnight and Tuesday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 8:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015
'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.
Watches (In effect)
Squall watch in effect
Northumberland StraitIssued 6:41 PM ADT 31 August 2015
A line of thunderstorms moving off the Acadian Peninsula have reported winds of 36 knots. Stronger winds are possible. This line currently stretches from extreme Northwest Gulf-Magdalen down through Northern Northumberland Strait waters. These thunderstorms should weaken early this evening.
A line of thunderstorms giving strong winds is occurring over northwestern Gulf waters.
Mariners are advised to monitor this marine warning for the most current information.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 997 mb located north of Anticosti
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 997 mb located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:55 PM ADT 31 August 2015 A low pressure system just north of Anticosti Island this
Evening will move to lie over Newfoundland on Tuesday.
Gale force northwesterlies will develop over northern waters in the
wake of this low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau...Cabot Strait...Gulf-Magdalen...Chaleur-Miscou eastern
half and Anticosti.
A squall warning is in effect for Northumberland Strait and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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