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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northerly 15 this afternoon and to light late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 Monday afternoon.

Showers Monday evening.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to plus 4 overnight then rising to plus 11 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 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.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 October 2020

'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 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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