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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to easterly 10 to 15 knots this morning and to easterly 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 Saturday morning and to light Saturday evening.

Temperatures plus 6 rising to plus 14 this afternoon then falling to plus 9 near midnight. Temperatures rising to plus 15 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Labrador to Prince
Edward Island.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Epsilon 968 mb located at
35.8N 61.6W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday Hurricane Epsilon 968 mb located at
40.5N 56.9W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM ADT 23 October 2020 At 12:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 32.6
north and longitude 61.6 west or approximately 165 nautical miles
east of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 75 knots
and central pressure at 968 MB. Epsilon is moving north-northwest at
8 knots.

Epsilon is expected to make a turn to the north then northeast on
Saturday and pass through the Southern Grand Banks on Sunday as a
hurricane or strong post-tropical storm.

Strong to gale force east to northeast winds are expected to develop
over southern waters between hurricane epsilon and a ridge of high
pressure to its northeast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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