Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning then veering to southerly 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southwest 15 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 near noon Sunday with gusts to 35 in the channels.

A few showers changing to rain at times heavy early this morning with risk of thunderstorms then to a few showers this evening and ending overnight. A few showers beginning Sunday afternoon. Fog dissipating overnight.

Temperatures near plus 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 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 3:00 AM ADT 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 998 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 984 mb located northwest of New

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over the western Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday merging trough from low located on a line
east-west over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM ADT 22 October 2016 A low pressure system near Cape Cod will move northward today to lie
over the St Lawrence River overnight. A trough extending
southeastward from the low will pass over Georges Bank this afternoon
and continue northward to lie over Anticosti Island by Sunday
morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough
will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Waters except Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and

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