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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 15 knots this morning and to northeast 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 20 to 25 late this evening and to northeast 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to northerly 25 to 30 near noon Tuesday then backing to northwest 20 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning this evening changing to showers Tuesday evening.

Temperatures plus 12 rising to plus 20 this evening then falling to plus 15 near midnight.

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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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Gale warning in effect

Bras d'Or Lakes

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019

'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 3:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1012 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1006 mb located over eastern
East Scotian Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 998 mb located east of Cape Breton
Island.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM ADT 26 August 2019 A low pressure system south of the slope waters this morning will
begin to intensify and move slowly northward reaching East Scotian
Slope this afternoon and then the Cabot Strait by Tuesday afternoon.

Ahead of this system, strong to gale force easterly winds will
develop today over most southern and eastern waters, followed by
strong to gale force northwest or westerly winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half.

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