Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:33 AM ADT 25 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 this morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms early this morning and this evening. A few showers ending Thursday evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog banks dissipating near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2016
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free.These are the last forecasts for the season. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

These are the last forecasts for the season.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 05:33 AM ADT 25 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1010 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT today dissipating low 1014 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over northern New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday weakening low 1012 mb located near
Prince Edward Island.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located over the Gulf of Maine
extending eastward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 25 May 2016 A low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will drift slowly
south on Thursday. North of the low a band of strong to possibly gale
force northeasterlies will spread over most Gulf waters by evening.

Warnings may be issued later today.

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