Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northeast 15 late this evening. Wind veering to east 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then to southeast 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 Wednesday evening.
A few showers beginning this afternoon and ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating late this morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 03:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017
'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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough from 1002 mb low located on a line
east-west over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from 994 mb low located from the
Avalon Peninsula to Nova Scotia.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday warm front from low located from
Anticosti Island to Cabot Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:43 AM ADT 26 September 2017 At 12:00 AM ADT hurricane Lee was located near 30.2 north, 51.5 west
or about 800 nautical miles east of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds
were 80 knots, the central pressure was 979 millibars. Lee is moving
west-southwest at about 7 knots.
Lee is not expected to affect Canadian forecast waters at this time.
At 12:00 AM ADT hurricane Maria was located near 32.3 north, 73.1
west or about 245 nautical miles southeast of Cape Hatteras. Maximum
sustained winds were 70 knots, central pressure was 969 millibars.
Maria is moving north at 6 knots.
Maria is slowly moving northward towards Cape Hatteras then will head
northeast and approach the Southern Grand Banks late this week.
Minimal effects are expected for the Maritimes except strong to
possible gale force northerlies for southernmost waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- 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
- 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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