Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 10 October 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 near noon Sunday and to southwest 20 Sunday evening.

High today plus 13. Low tonight plus 5. High Sunday plus 11.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Strong wind warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 10 October 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough from 988 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to East Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT today departing trough from 980 mb low located
from Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 10 October 2015 A strong frontal trough associated with a low pressure system located
near Anticosti Island at forecast time will give strong to gale
Force winds to much of the district. Strong to gale force
south-southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies behind it. Wind gusts to storm force are
expected in honguedo strait.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
eastern half of eastern shore, the eastern half of Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

Outlook for the start up of the Upper Bay of Fundy lobster fishery.

Tuesday..Winds southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to
25 late in the day.
Wednesday..Winds light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots.

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