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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 07 May 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots Saturday morning and to northeast 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly 35 Saturday evening.

Rain Saturday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 07 May 2021
Sunday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 15 knots becoming easterly 15.
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 07 May 2021

'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 8:00 PM ADT 7 May 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight weakening ridge located over the central
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday deepening low 1004 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 984 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM ADT 7 May 2021 A low pressure system will deepen tonight as it approaches Georges
Bank. The low will then move to lie south of Nova Scotia Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds ahead of the low
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake. There is the
potential for a period of storm force winds over slope waters in the
wake of the low on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

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