Northumberland Strait - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots this afternoon and to southeasterly 25 to 30 this evening with gusts to 40 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming southeast 40 late overnight with gusts to 60 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 25 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 Wednesday evening.
Snow or rain beginning this evening changing to periods of rain late overnight. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 8 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland Strait - eastern halfIssued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the eastern Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located northeast of the
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 984 mb located over New
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 968 mb located near the St. Lawrence
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM AST 12 December 2017 A low pressure system currently over the Great Lakes will intensify
today as it moves to lie over New England this evening. The low will
continue to deepen tonight and Wednesday and will lie near the St.
Lawrence River Wednesday evening. Gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the low and will shift to gale force southwesterlies
in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.
In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia tonight and again at high tide on Wednesday. Higher
than normal water levels are also expected at high tide over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesday.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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