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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots veering to north 30 this evening then increasing to north 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to north 25 near noon Saturday.

Showers or flurries beginning early this morning becoming flurries near midnight and ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind northerly 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northerly 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2022

'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 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 9 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over the central marine district will begin
to rotate southwestward today to lie over West Scotian Slope this
evening and south of the district tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will become strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Gale to storm force northerlies will develop
over much of the central and southern waters today as the trough
rotates southwestward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, Sable, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half, and Anticosti.

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