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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight and to northwest 15 early Sunday morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Flurries ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Low tonight minus 3. High Sunday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 November 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 8:00 PM AST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the eastern Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday approaching low 998 mb located off Cape
Hatteras.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 16 November 2019 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will continue in the wake of a
trough departing the region tonight. Winds will diminish over most
waters late overnight and Sunday as a ridge of high pressure builds
over the Maritimes.

Late on Sunday, a low pressure system near Cape Hatteras will begin
to move up the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Strong to gale force easterlies
will develop Sunday afternoon and evening over southwestern waters as
a result.

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

Marine interests are also advised that all freezing spray warnings
have been ended.

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