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Northumberland Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 16 October 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late overnight and to east 30 Thursday morning with gusts to 50 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming east 45 near noon Thursday with gusts to 70 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to southerly 20 Thursday evening.

Rain Thursday afternoon changing to showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 16 October 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 ADT 16 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight high located over Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday departing high located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:37 PM ADT 16 October 2019 An intense trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
southwest overnight tonight and move to lie from the Gulf of St.
Lawrence to Laurentian Fan Thursday evening. Winds will increase to
gale to storm force easterlies ahead of the trough then shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Also, rough pounding surf can be expected along the Atlantic Coast of
Nova Scotia and portions of the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Thursday.

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