Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 early this morning then increasing to southwest 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 near midnight and to light Tuesday morning. Wind becoming south 15 Tuesday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this morning then building to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 near midnight and to 1 or less Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017

'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 AST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the central Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM AST 27 February 2017 Strong to gale force westerly winds in the wake of a trough of low
pressure east of the district will briefly diminish this morning as a
weak ridge of high pressure moves through the region.

A second trough of low pressure currently over the Great Lakes will
approach from the west to lie over the Gulf of St Lawrence this
evening. Strengthening southwesterlies ahead of the trough will reach
gale force over most northern waters this afternoon. Over most Gulf
of St Lawrence waters northwest gales will develop behind the trough
this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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