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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight and to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain changing to flurries this morning and ending near midnight. Flurries or showers Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 7 falling to minus 3 overnight then rising to plus 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

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Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

'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 3:00 AM AST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 990 mb located over
Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 958 mb located over eastern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday high located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 24 November 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
over Southeastern Labrador today. Gale to storm force south to
southeast winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake. Cold air and strong winds behind this
system will bring favourable conditions for freezing spray over
northernmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and Anticosti.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters. A freezing
spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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