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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 25 Saturday morning.

Showers beginning after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 18 August 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon then building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 knots.

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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 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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Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 August 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 996 mb located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 998 mb located east of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Maine.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM ADT 18 August 2017 A low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will slowly move away
from the marine district as it interacts with post-tropical storm
Gert. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will gradually
diminish later today as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the
west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half and Cabot Strait.

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