Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 08:00 PM ADT 24 September 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Strong wind warning in effect. Waterspout watch in effect.
Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 early Sunday evening.
A few showers with a risk of waterspouts.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 8:00 PM ADT 24 September 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.
Watches (In effect)
Waterspout watch in effect
Northumberland StraitIssued 7:56 PM ADT 24 September 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of waterspouts.
An outbreak of cold air combined with warm waters and favourable atmospheric conditions will give the potential for waterspout development this evening and on Sunday over southern Gulf of St. Lawrence waters and the eastern half of the Northumberland Strait.
Keep in mind that waterspouts cannot be seen at night and may strike suddenly. Waterspouts are generally isolated in nature although they can also occur in families of two or more. Waterspouts are generally short-lived in nature, typically lasting 20 minutes or less. Spray rings associated with waterspouts can measure in the tens of metres.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 24 September 2016 Tonight and Sunday By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 998 mb located near the
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located near the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:43 PM ADT 24 September 2016 An outbreak of cold air combined with warm waters and favourable
atmospheric conditions will give the potential for waterspout
development this evening and on Sunday over Southern Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters and the eastern half of the Northumberland Strait.
Marine interests are advised that a waterspout watch is in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen and the Northumberland Strait.
As of 6:00 PM ADT the center of tropical storm Karl was located near
latitude 33.6 north and longitude 61.1 west. Maximum sustained winds
were 55 knots and minimum central pressure was 994 MB. The low was
moving toward the east-northeast at 20 knots.
This storm will not have any significant impact on Atlantic Canada.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
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- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- 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
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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