Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to easterly 20 early this evening and to east 25 to 30 after midnight. Wind backing to northeast 30 early Saturday morning with gusts to 40 in the channels. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning late this evening.

Low tonight plus 6. High Saturday plus 11.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 28 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 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 1011 mb located north of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located southeast of Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:10 PM ADT 28 October 2016 A deepening low pressure system north of Cape Cod will pass over the
southwestern shore marine area overnight to eventually lie southeast
of Cape Breton Island Saturday evening. Gale force east to southeast
winds have developed ahead of the low and could possibly approach
storm force over the eastern half of the district tonight and

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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