Northumberland Strait: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 November 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 968 mb located over Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 964 mb located northeast of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located southwest of the Marine

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 22 November 2014 An intense low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will continue
To give strong to gale force northwesterlies to much of the marine
district today. A strong ridge of high pressure sliding southwest
Of the district later today will back winds to strong to gale
Force west to southwesterlies over most waters another ridge
approaching from Quebec on Sunday will bring diminishing winds to
The western half of the district later in the day.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters. A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

Outlook for the start up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Monday..Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30
In the afternoon and to southerly 30 to 40 late in the day.

Tuesday..Southwesterly 25 to 35 knots.

Wednesday..Westerly 25 diminishing to 15 to 20 in the morning and to
Light late in the day.