Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon and to northeast 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Saturday morning then backing to north 40 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries beginning early this evening changing to snow at times heavy after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 early this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6030W to 4830N 6220W to 4900N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015

'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 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1007 mb located over the northeastern
United States.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located near Lurcher.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located over Southwestern
Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system over the Northeastern United States will move
eastward tonight to lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia by Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread across the
marine district ahead of the low before shifting to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Anticosti.

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