Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight and to light early Sunday morning.

Rain beginning near noon and ending Sunday evening. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.

Temperatures plus 10 rising to plus 15 this afternoon then falling to plus 8 Sunday evening.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 983 mb located over central Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough from 982 mb low located over Labrador
extending southwestward.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough from low located from Cabot Strait
to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday trough from low located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 20 October 2018 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach the Maritimes
today and move to lie over Newfoundland Sunday. Strong to gale
Force southerly winds developing over western waters
This morning will spread to eastern waters by this afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and the eastern half of Anticosti.

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