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Northumberland Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 near noon then diminishing to southwest 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 Saturday.

Showers ending this evening. Flurries overnight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Saturday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 5 Saturday morning then rising to zero Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots becoming southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice west and northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 November 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 November 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM AST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to New
England.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 15 November 2019 Strong to gale force southwesterlies will spread eastward today as a
trough tracks through the region. Behind the trough on Saturday,
strong to gale force northwesterlies will affect all waters, with
gale to storm force northwesterlies possible Saturday afternoon over
parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence extending southeastward towards
Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait, and Chaleur-Miscou.

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