Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northerly 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 to 20 near midnight and to north 10 to 15 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

A few flurries ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Grand Manan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 998 mb located over Southwestern Shore.
By 3:30 a.m. AST Thursday low 1003 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 10:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Georges
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM AST 28 January 2015 An area of low pressure tracking along the Atlantic coast of Nova
Scotia will reach Western Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish on Thursday as an
Area of high pressure builds into the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Sable..Fourchu..Gulf-Magdalen northwestern half and Anticosti
southeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Northumberland Strait eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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