Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to southeast 25 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Saturday morning then diminishing to southerly 15 Saturday evening.

Rain late this afternoon and tonight. Rain at times heavy Saturday. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday morning. Fog patches forming this evening.

Temperatures plus 8 rising to plus 17 Saturday morning.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 03:00 AM 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 4:10 AM ADT 21 October 2016 Today At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 AM ADT 21 October 2016 A low pressure system will track south of Nova Scotia across the
central marine waters Saturday. In advance of this system strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across the district.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop behind the low.

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 and Laurentian

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