Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 March 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 6 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 04 March 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 March 2015
Friday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 7 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice in bays of the Nova Scotia coast. 

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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 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice
in bays of the Nova Scotia coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 4 March 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line east-west over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:08 PM AST 4 March 2015 A trough over the eastern marine district extending from a low
pressure system over Northern Quebec will continue to track eastward
this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough
will veer to strong westerlies in its wake early this evening.

A ridge of high pressure will begin to build over the Maritimes on
Thursday. Ahead of this ridge strong to gale force northwesterlies
will develop over the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan..Gulf-Magdalen
northeastern half and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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