Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 30 knots increasing to westerly 40 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 early Saturday evening.

A few showers ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30.
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 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 8:00 PM AST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing low 989 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:21 AM AST 18 November 2017 A low pressure system over the Eastern Gulf of St Lawrence will move
eastward across Newfoundland today. Strong to gale force west to
northwest winds affecting most waters this morning will gradually
diminish later today as the low moves away.

Another low pressure system developing south of the Great Lakes later
today will approach the region tonight to lie over the Gaspé
Peninsula by Sunday evening. Strengthening south to southeast winds
ahead of this second low are expected to reach gale force over most
western waters on Sunday. On Sunday afternoon southerly gales over
extreme southwest waters could possibly reach storm force over those
areas.

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

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels can be expected near high tide Sunday afternoon for the Bay of
Chaleur as well as the gulf coast from Miramichi north, as storm
surge and waves are expected to impact those areas at that time
possibly causing minor flooding.

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