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Northumberland Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25 late overnight then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind veering to west 40 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 - 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 8:00 PM 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 14 December 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight warm front located from the Gulf of Maine
to Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing warm front located on a line
east-west over Anticosti Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 14 December 2019 A low pressure system centered over New York will move northeast and
lie over Western Labrador by Sunday evening. The warm front extending
east from the low will move north across the marine district tonight
and lie over Anticosti early Sunday morning. Strong to gale force
southerlies will continue as the low tracks into Labrador.

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 storm force
southwesterlies for Anticosti and gale force west to southwesterlies
elsewhere in the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. 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
Sunday.

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