Lurcher

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots increasing to west 40 early this evening then diminishing to west 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind backing to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries or showers ending early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning then building to 4 to 6 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 November 2017

'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 10:00 AM AST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located over western Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 980 mb located over northern Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 20 November 2017 A low pressure system over Western Labrador will move northward today
to lie over Northern Quebec tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies
will persist today and tonight then diminish somewhat and back to
southwesterly on Tuesday.

Another low pressure system is forecast to move across the Maritimes
Wednesday night and through the day Thursday. This system will track
northeastward across the marine district keeping the strongest winds
south of Nova Scotia. However, there is a chance that this track may
shift further northward bringing gale to possible storm force winds
to much of the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait - northern half and Anticosti.

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