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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 along the coast late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight and to northwest 15 early Sunday morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Flurries ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Low tonight minus 3. High Sunday plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 November 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 3:30 PM AST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located east of the Marine District.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday approaching low 998 mb located off Cape
Hatteras.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday building ridge located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:05 PM AST 16 November 2019 Gale to storm force westerlies will continue in the wake of a trough
departing the region this evening. Winds will diminish over most
waters tonight and Sunday as a ridge of high pressure builds over the
Maritimes.

Late on Sunday, a low pressure system near Cape Hatteras will begin
to move up the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Strong to gale force easterlies
will develop Sunday afternoon and evening over southwestern waters as
a result.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable -
eastern half, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, Cabot Strait - southern half, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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