Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 October 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots veering to westerly 25 after midnight then increasing to northwest 35 Thursday afternoon.

Showers changing to showers or flurries Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 in the morning then backing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 17 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 17 October 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 995 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 980 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM ADT 17 October 2018 A low pressure system will approach the district from the west
tonight and deepen as it moves to lie near Eastern Newfoundland
Thursday evening. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over all
waters in the wake of the low. There is a slight risk of waterspouts
in the cold northwesterlies over southeastern portions of the Gulf of
St. Lawrence, including the Northumberland Strait early Thursday
morning and into the afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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