Northumberland Strait - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this evening and to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early Thursday morning then diminishing to west 30 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to west 20 Thursday evening.

Rain and snow and fog patches beginning late this afternoon and ending early Thursday morning.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 3 Thursday afternoon.

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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from New England to Cape
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
Georges Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 999 mb located southwest of Georges
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday intensifying low 980 mb located over
Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 22 November 2017 A trough of low pressure west of the region will spawn a low centre
southwest of Georges Bank this evening. This low will intensify as it
tracks northeastward across the marine district overnight tonight to
lie over Cabot Strait Thursday morning. Gale to storm force
southerlies ahead of this trough will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it. These northwesterlies could reach storm
force over Gulf waters and Cabot Strait on Thursday.

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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