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Northumberland Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 December 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots veering to westerly 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to northwest 30 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 30 Saturday morning and to west 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to flurries this afternoon and ending Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray late overnight and Saturday.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 4 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 December 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 40.
Tuesday Wind southwest 40 knots diminishing to west 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 07:43 AM AST 03 December 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 3 December 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 970 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching ridge located over New

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 AM AST 3 December 2021 A low pressure system will continue to track across Quebec today and
move into Labrador tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds
ahead of the low will become strong to gale force westerly in its
wake. Colder air will move in with the westerly flow and give
freezing spray to some northern waters on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti.

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