Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 15 November 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to southeast 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 20 Friday afternoon and to easterly 35 Friday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow beginning Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 4. High Friday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 November 2018
Saturday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the New Brunswick coast. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to to
New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to New Brunswick near 4805N 6545W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the New Brunswick
coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM AST 15 November 2018

'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 15 November 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday ridge located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1008 mb located north of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 988 mb located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM AST 15 November 2018 A ridge of high pressure will track across the district tonight to
lie over Newfoundland Friday morning. Gale force northwesterlies well
ahead of the ridge will gradually diminish in its vicinity.

On Friday another low pressure system will track across the region.
It is expected that this low pressure system will track across Nova
Scotia, from the southwest to the northeast. There remains
uncertainty in the final track and intensity of this system. Slight
changes in the track of this low could significantly change some of
the marine forecasts, especially for regions that border Nova Scotia
and New Brunswick. There is also a possibility that storm force
southeasterlies ahead of this low may develop over southwestern
waters on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti.

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