Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southerly 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers changing to rain at times heavy early Saturday morning with risk of thunderstorms then to a few showers Saturday evening. Fog patches forming this evening.

Low tonight plus 12. High Saturday plus 17.

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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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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 21 October 2016

'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 3:30 PM ADT 21 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 1000 mb located southwest of the Marine
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 986 mb located over New England.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low located south of West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM ADT 21 October 2016 A couple low pressure systems will approach the marine district
tonight and Saturday. One low will move into New England Saturday
morning while the second low will track south of Nova Scotia during
the day Saturday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the lows then shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies
in their wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Laurentian Fan..Banquereau
and Anticosti.

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