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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 25 overnight then backing to west 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain and flurries overnight.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 1 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5014N 6215W to 5005N 6212W to
4950N 6034W to 5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 997 mb located south of the Marine
District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday intensifying trough located over
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM ADT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move to lie
over Newfoundland overnight. Strong easterlies over southeastern
waters ahead of the low will veer to strong to gale force southerlies
later today as the trough moves northeastward.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure over Southern Quebec will move to
lie over Anticosti Island overnight where it will deepen before
slowly moving off to the east on Thursday. Strong to gale force
westerlies or northwesterlies are forecast over northern waters with
this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half, Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf -
Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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