Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 10 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this evening and to west 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 20 near noon Sunday except southwest 25 in the channels.

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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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM ADT 10 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing trough from 978 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 3:23 PM ADT 10 October 2015 A strong frontal trough extending southward across eastern portions
of the marine district is associated with a low pressure system over
Western Newfoundland. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are
forecast over easternmost waters ahead of the trough. Behind the
trough storm force northwesterlies are forecast over Cabot Strait and
strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected elsewhere.
Wind gusts to storm force are expected in honguedo strait.

Winds will gradually diminish as a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the southwest tonight and Sunday.

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

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

Tuesday..Winds southeast 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25
Late in the day.
Wednesday..Winds diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 by morning then
Increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon.

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