Northumberland Strait - eastern half: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 November 2014 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 989 mb located over central
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 988 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1012 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 994 mb located southeast of Laurentian
Fan.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM AST 27 November 2014 A low pressure system over Newfoundland will continue to track
eastward tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterlies south of the
lows track become strong to gale force north to northwesterlies
behind the low. Winds will gradually diminish to strong northerlies
in the wake of the low. In addition freezing spray has developed over
Anticosti this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Fourchu, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

Outlook for the start up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery:
Today..Wind northwest 20 to 25 diminishing to north 15 this evening.
Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening.

Friday..Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding
to 1 to 2 in the afternoon.

Saturday..Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres.