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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 22 September 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots veering to easterly 35 late this evening then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 early Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 September 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 early Wednesday morning and to 3 to 5 near noon Wednesday. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 22 September 2020
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 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 22 September 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5617W to 5100N 4930W to 5400N 4900W to 5530N 5200W to 5700N
5500W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland
near 5120N 5636W to the Labrador coast near 5133N 5648W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

High water level warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 7:42 PM ADT 22 September 2020 Higher than normal water levels are expected or occurring.

Maximum water levels: storm surge near 50 cm except higher in areas where large waves break on shore.

Maximum wave heights: 7 to 9 metres, possibly exceeding 10 metres over eastern areas.

Locations: from Shelburne County east to Sydney.

Time span: For Southwestern Shore: near high tide near midnight. For Eastern Shore and eastern Cape Breton: near high tides near midnight and near noon Wednesday.

Remarks: The main risk is for very large waves, rough and pounding surf, and a threat for rip currents. 3-5 metre waves at the coast will build to 7-9 metres later this evening. The high waves will persist into the overnight period and into Wednesday over eastern areas. Outside of the times for high tide, there is still a threat for very large waves, rough and pounding surf, and local overwash. The public should observe extreme caution.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 22 September 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 8:00 PM ADT 22 September 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Teddy 960 mb located at 42.2N
63.9W.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday Post-tropical Storm Teddy 962 mb located
at 44.0N 63.1W.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday Post-tropical Storm Teddy 972 mb located
at 47.2N 60.8W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:41 PM ADT 22 September 2020 Hurricane Teddy is over southwestern waters and will cross the marine
district tonight and Wednesday. Storm to hurricane force winds over
southern waters will diminish to storm to gale force by Wednesday
morning. Gale to storm force winds are expected further to the north
and east.

Higher than normal water levels will bring large waves and rough,
pounding surf along parts of the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia
tonight and persist into Wednesday morning.

At 8:00 P.M. ADT, hurricane Teddy is located near latitude 42.2 north
and longitude 63.9 west, about 147 nautical miles south of Halifax.
Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 75 knots and central
pressure at 960 MB. Teddy is moving north at 17 knots.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane warnings are in effect
for Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Sable, and East Scotian Slope.
Storm warnings are in effect for Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan - northern half, and Cabot Strait - southern half. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters except Chaleur-Miscou -
western half.

Marine interests are also advised that high water level warnings are
in effect for southwestern shore, eastern shore and Fourchu.
There is also a possibility of higher than normal water levels along
some Gulf of St. Lawrence regions tonight and Wednesday.

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