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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Monday morning then becoming southerly 15 Monday evening.

Showers Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots becoming westerly 30 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 24 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5125N 5530W to 5200N 5300W to 5500N 5030W to 5630N 5100W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5610W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5556W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020

'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 10:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Epsilon 960 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing Post-tropical Storm Epsilon 965
mb located over the southeastern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today high 1030 mb located over southwestern
Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday departing high 1034 mb located east of
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday approaching low 1015 mb located over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM ADT 25 October 2020 At 10:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 43.2
north and longitude 51.3 west or approximately 220 nautical miles
south-southeast of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds were estimated
at 65 knots and central pressure at 960 MB. Epsilon is moving
northeast at 26 knots.

Epsilon will continue moving northeast today, passing through the
Southeastern Grand Banks this afternoon as it transitions to a
post-tropical storm. Epsilon will depart away from the Grand Banks
this evening.

Gale force northwesterlies will continue behind epsilon over the
southeastern marine district today. Elsewhere across the district,
moderate to strong nort herlies will diminish to light tonight as an
area of high pressure moves in from the west. Moderate to strong
southeasterlies will develop over westernmost waters later on Monday
ahead of a low pressure system approaching from New England.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

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