Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots backing to southeast 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 30 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 40 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning this evening and ending near noon Thursday. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 30.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2017

'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 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM AST 22 November 2017 A developing trough of low pressure over Quebec will slide eastward
to lie from Anticosti to Georges Bank by this evening and east of the
district by Thursday evening. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead
of this trough will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half and Cabot Strait.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy and
Grand Manan.

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