Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots near midnight and to southwest 20 Monday morning. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 25 early Monday evening.

A few showers beginning early Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 10 to 15 late in the day.

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

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday low 1007 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday deepening low 999 mb located east of
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 August 2016 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Quebec will
cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Monday. This will give strong south
to southwest winds ahead of the low, shifting to strong to possibly
gale force northwesterlies over parts of the gulf and eastern waters.
Warnings may be required for late Monday.

As of 8:00 PM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.8 degrees
north and 55.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 100 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 962 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 4 knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast

Tropical depression 8 has formed west-southwest of Bermuda. As of
3:00 PM ADT the depression is located near 32.0 degrees north
And 71.5 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently moving west at 8

The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine sometime
Monday. At this point in time it's too soon to determine what, if
any, impacts it will have on Canadian waters.

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