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Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to easterly 15 knots near noon then backing to northeast 20 late this afternoon. Wind backing to northerly 15 overnight. Wind northerly 15 Sunday.

Showers this afternoon and this evening.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 1 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 December 2023
Monday Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4818N 6857W to 4805N 6926W
to 4747N 6943W then westward. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6432W to 5011N
6409W to 4958N 6205W to 5009N 5956W to Quebec near 5125N 5737W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 2 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today weakening trough located from Newfoundland
to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low located over eastern Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low located south of Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 2 December 2023 Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.


Today..Variable 10 to 15 knots becoming westerly 15 this afternoon
and northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Seas near 1 metre.

Sunday..Northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then
increasing to easterly near noon then to easterly 20 to 25 late in
the day. Seas less than 1 metre building to 1 to 2 metres late in the

Monday..Northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20
near noon and to variable 10 to 15 late in the day. Seas near 3
metres subsiding to 1 to 2 metres late in the day.

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