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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 08 May 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots this morning and to northeast 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday afternoon and to northwest 15 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain this afternoon tonight and Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots backing to northerly 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 EDT 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 08 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 3:00 AM ADT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 998 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 982 mb located over West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 984 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 986 mb located north of Cabot Strait.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday departing low 993 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:12 AM ADT 8 May 2021 A low pressure system will deepen as it approaches Georges Bank this
morning. The low will then move to lie over Cabot Strait overnight
into Sunday morning and will then move into Newfoundland and out of
the marine district. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds ahead
of the low will increase to gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies south and west of the low. Winds will gradually
diminish through Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Sable, East Scotian Slope and
Fourchu. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except
Fundy, Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti - western half.

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