Bras d'Or Lakes

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 19 October 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 late overnight then veering to southwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning near noon Saturday. Fog patches forming Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.

Low tonight plus 2. High Saturday plus 15.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
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Gale warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 988 mb located near James Bay.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough from 983 mb low located over
Quebec extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM ADT 19 October 2018 A low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the west
tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over all
waters on Saturday as the system approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, Georges 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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