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Northumberland Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 early this morning and to southwest 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 35 near midnight. Wind west 35 Monday.

Rain and fog patches ending near noon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday morning.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 975 mb located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 965 mb located over western
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday quasi-stationary low 962 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located near Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 15 December 2019 A low pressure system centered over Quebec will move northeast and
lie over Western Labrador by evening. Strong to gale force
southerlies will become gale to near storm force westerlies as the
low deepens and moves northeastward today. Gale to storm force
westerlies will persist over the district on Monday in the wake of
the system.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot
Strait and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon today.

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