Bras d'Or Lakes


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 15 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 this evening and to south 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 Tuesday morning with gusts to 40 in the channels. Wind becoming west 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning this evening and ending near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Low tonight plus 8. High Tuesday plus 16.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 15 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 3:30 PM ADT 15 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over the central Marine
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today intensifying low 1002 mb located over
central Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday intensifying low 970 mb located over the
eastern Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM ADT 15 October 2018 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from
Quebec tonight and by Tuesday morning track over the Northern Gulf of
St. Lawrence. Gale to storm force southerly winds will develop ahead
of this system and winds will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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