Banquereau - northern half: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 28 August 2014 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Cristobal 985 mb located at
36.5N 67.0W.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Friday Hurricane Cristobal 972 mb located at
44.2N 51.2W.

At 9:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New Brunswick.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 28 August 2014 A trough of low pressure over the southern half of the Gulf of St
Lawrence at forecast time will continue to slide slowly
Southeastward to lie over Nova Scotia later today. Behind the trough
strong to gale force northeasterlies are expected.

Tropical cyclone information: as of 9:00 AM ADT Thursday hurricane
Cristobal was located near latitude 36.5 north longitude 67.0
West, about 422 nautical miles east northeast of Cape Hatteras.
Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 65 knots and central
pressure at 985 MB. Cristobal is moving northeast at 25
Knots.
At this time Cristobal is expected to remain well south
Of the Maritimes marine district affecting only the extreme
southeastern waters. Northeasterly gales associated with Cristobal
will begin over Laurentian Fan - southeastern half overnight tonight.

Mariners interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Eastern shore - eastern half ... Sable - eastern half ...
Fourchu ... Banquereau ... Laurentian Fan ... Cabot Strait ...
Northumberland Strait - eastern half ... Gulf Magdalen ...
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.