Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 August 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots early this evening and to northeast 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 near noon Sunday.

Rain ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 August 2018
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

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Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 18 August 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 18 August 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1005 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 1005 mb located over Fourchu.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday approaching ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM ADT 18 August 2018 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will slowly track
northeastward tonight and Sunday. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop just north of the low's track. South of
the low, strong southwesterlies can be expected.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half and Cabot Strait - southern half.

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