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Northumberland Strait - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 December 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to easterly 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to southeast 25 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to south 20 to 25 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to showers overnight. Fog patches forming this morning and dissipating after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 December 2020
Monday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6645W to 4840N 6210W to
5015N 5915W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 December 2020

'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 AST 5 December 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 1003 mb located north of
Cape Hatteras.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 979 mb located over Lurcher.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 5 December 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
track slowly across the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of St. Lawrence on
Sunday. North of this system strong to gale force northeasterlies
will develop tonight. South of the system, strong to gale force
southeasterlies will shift to strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies, except over southwestern waters, where storm force
southwesterlies are expected tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, and West Scotian Slope. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters.

Outlook for the start of the southwest lobster fishery.

For lfa34.

Sunday..Winds west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 35 in the
morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sea state 5 to 7 metres diminishing to 3 to 4 metres in the
afternoon.

Monday..Winds northwest 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 in the
afternoon and to 10 to 15 late in the evening. Seas 3 to 4 metres
diminishing to 2 to 3 early in the morning and to 1 to 2 in the
afternoon.

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