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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots this morning and to east 15 to 20 this evening. Wind veering to southeast 25 Wednesday morning except southeast 35 in the Approaches Wednesday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming southwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon.

High today plus 14. Low tonight plus 9. High Wednesday plus 15.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 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

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Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 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 3:00 AM ADT 22 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today weakening low 1008 mb located south of
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight dissipating low 1011 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday trough located on a line north-south
over the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday departing ridge located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM ADT 22 October 2019 A weakening low pressure system south of Georges Bank will move
slowly northwestward today and then be absorbed by a trough of low
pressure approaching from the west tonight. The trough will track
eastward across the marine district on Wednesday.

Strong easterlies north of the first system will spread northward
over western marine regions today. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds will continue to spread eastward over much of the marine
district on Wednesday ahead of the trough, shifting to strong
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

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