Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 near noon then diminishing to southeast 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain today. Rain at times heavy and fog patches beginning near midnight.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect


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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