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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to northeast 20 this afternoon with gusts to 25 in the Approaches this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 near midnight then increasing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning this afternoon and ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures plus 16 rising to plus 19 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Friday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 25.

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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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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 August 2019

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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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