Bras d'Or Lakes
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 August 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon with gusts to 25 in the channels. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Tuesday and to light Tuesday evening.
A few showers beginning this morning and ending late this evening. Risk of thunderstorms this evening.
High today plus 20. Low tonight plus 13. High Tuesday plus 18.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bras d'Or LakesIssued 03:00 AM ADT 29 August 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing ridge located over the southeastern
At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located near the Gaspe
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday deepening low 996 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:01 AM ADT 29 August 2016 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Quebec will
cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence today. This will give strong to gale
force south to southwest winds ahead of the low, shifting to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.
As of 3:00 AM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.6 degrees
north and 55.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 105 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 957 MB. It is currently nearly
Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast
As of 3:00 AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 32.4 degrees
north and 72.5 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently moving
west-northwest at 9 knots.
The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine late
today or tonight. There is great uncertainty about the development of
the storm, and whether it will have any efect on Canadian waters.
There are some indications it may dissipate before reaching our
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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