Bras d'Or Lakes
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots late this afternoon and to south 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 35 overnight with gusts to 45 in the channels. Wind diminishing to west 20 Saturday morning and to northwest 15 Saturday afternoon.
A few showers overnight. Rain Saturday morning and afternoon.
High today plus 16. Low tonight plus 11. High Saturday plus 18.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bras d'Or LakesIssued 03:00 AM ADT 21 September 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located east of Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located over the Gulf of
At 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday approaching ridge located over New
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:11 AM ADT 21 September 2018 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will track across Quebec
today and into Labrador on Saturday. Strong southerlies will
Develop across the region this evening and then increase to
southwesterly gales after midnight across all but the most southerly
waters. Storm force southwesterlies are expected over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence overnight and Saturday morning with storm force
westerlies persisting Saturday over Anticosti. Winds will become
moderate to strong northwesterlies in the wake of the system
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy,
Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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