Bras d'Or Lakes

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 19 September 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Showers or periods of drizzle changing to rain early Wednesday morning. Fog patches forming near midnight.

Temperatures near plus 18.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 19 September 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today high 1033 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday high 1033 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Hurricane Jose 973 mb located at 36.7N 71.7W.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday Hurricane Jose 977 mb located at
39.6N 68.8W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM ADT 19 September 2017 Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop Wednesday afternoon
ahead of approaching hurricane Jose. Marine interests are advised
that gale warnings have been issued for Georges Bank and West Scotian
Slope - southwestern half.

At 3:00 PM ADT hurricane Jose is located near 36.7 north and 71.7
west with a central pressure of 977 MB. The maximum wind speed is 65
knots. Jose is moving north at 5 knots.

Jose is expected to maintain hurricane status until Wednesday when it
should weaken to a tropical storm as it continues to track northward.
Jose is then forecast to make a turn to the east giving gale force to
possible storm force winds for southwestern marine waters. Increasing
wave heights and long period swells ahead of Jose will reach the
Atlantic and Fundy coastlines today.

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