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Northumberland Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 to 30 after midnight and to west 20 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2019
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 25.
Friday Wind northwesterly 25 knots.

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 - 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 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 16 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 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 3:00 AM AST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching trough located west of
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 16 December 2019 A trough extending southward over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move
east of Newfoundland today. Gale to storm force westerlies will
gradually diminish tonight and Tuesday.

Late Tuesday, another trough will approach the region from Southern
New England. Winds will become moderate easterlies ahead of the
trough and then increase to strong southeasterlies. There is a
possibility of gale force southerlies over the Scotian Slope waters
late Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait
and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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