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Northumberland Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 near noon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind becoming south 25 overnight then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind veering to west 40 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches this afternoon tonight and Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2019

'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 AST 13 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 1004 mb located near
Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located over New England.

By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough from 990 mb low located over
the Gulf of Maine.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the eastern Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 5:32 AM AST 14 December 2019 A low pressure system will move north over the Eastern United States
to lie over New England this evening and over Western Labrador by
Sunday evening. The warm front extending east from the low will move
north across the marine district to lie near Anticosti overnight
tonight and then depart. Strong to gale force southeasterlies north
of the front will veer to gale to storm force southerlies in its
wake. More storm warnings may need to be issued over slope waters
this morning.

The cold front from the low will extend south to Cape Cod this
evening and will move east to Banquereau by Sunday afternoon. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of it will veer to generally gale force
west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon on
sundau.

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