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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 23 October 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwesterly 20 to 25 late this evening then veering to northwesterly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Rain this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Low tonight plus 10. High Thursday plus 15.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind westerly 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots.

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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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Ice Conditions

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 23 October 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 8:00 PM ADT 23 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from 1004 mb low located over New
Brunswick extending southward.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday trough from 1001 mb low located over
Labrador Coast extending southeastward.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 23 October 2019 An intensifying trough of low pressure over New Brunswick will move
to lie east of Laurentian Fan late in the day Thursday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough shift to generally
strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf - Magdalen eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West
Scotian Slope, Banquereau - eastern half and Laurentian Fan - eastern
half.

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