Northumberland Strait - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 this afternoon then diminishing to northerly 15 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

A few showers ending Friday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind light.

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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 - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 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 10:00 AM ADT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the central Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM ADT 16 August 2018 At 5:00 A.M. ADT, subtropical storm Ernesto center was located near
latitude 40.8 north and longitude 44.1 west. The maximum sustained
winds were 35 knots and minimum central pressure was 1008 millibars.
Ernesto is moving north-northeast at approximately 11 knots.

Ernesto is not expected to have any impacts on the marine district
and is forecast to accelerate northeastward today.

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