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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 13 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Monday morning.

Temperatures near plus 12.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

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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

Ice Forecasts

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 13 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located from Banquereau to Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located over the eastern United States.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Melissa 1001 mb located at
40.3N 58.4W.
By 3:30 a.m. ADT Monday Post-tropical Storm Melissa 1008 mb located
at 40.6N 55.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM ADT 13 October 2019 Tropical storm information

Tropical storm Melissa is located south of West Scotian Slope and
will remain south of the marine district as it tracks slowly eastward
and weakens to a post-tropical system tonight. It will not
significantly affect the marine district.

At 3:30 PM ADT tropical storm Melissa was located near latitude 40.3
north and longitude 58.4 west. Maximum sustained winds were
Estimated at 40 knots and central pressure at 1001 MB. Melissa was
tracking eastward at 15 knots.

Outlook for the start up of the Upper Bay of Fundy lobster fishery:

Monday..Winds light increasing to southerly 10 to 15 knots in the
Evening.
Tuesday..Winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest
15 knots in the afternoon.

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