Northumberland Strait - western half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 November 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this afternoon and to easterly 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 this evening then backing to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind northwest 20 to 25 Saturday.
Snow changing to snow or rain this evening then to snow near midnight. Flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 after midnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to to
New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to New Brunswick near 4805N 6545W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.
Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the New Brunswick
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 November 2018
'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 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 993 mb located southwest of the Marine
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 985 mb located near Cape Breton
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:48 AM AST 16 November 2018 An approaching low pressure system will track along Nova Scotia today
from the southwest to the northeast. As this low pressure system
tracks through the marine district gale to storm force easterlies
will develop ahead and south of the low, while strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop north of it. Winds will then switch to
strong to gale force westerlies behind this system except over
southern and eastern waters where gale to storm force westerlies are
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable , East Scotian Slope and
Banquereau. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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