Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
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Strong wind warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 990 mb located east
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 984 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.1N 74.8W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying tropical depression 8 located
at 34.9N 74.7W.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gaston 971 mb located at 33.2N
53.3W.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight Hurricane Gaston 975 mb located at
32.8N 51.7W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM ADT 30 August 2016 A low pressure system east of Newfoundland will continue to move off
to the east today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish
today behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

At 10 AM ADT, hurricane Gaston is located near 33.2 degrees north
And 53.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 85 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 971 MB. Gaston is moving northeast at 5
knots.

Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.

As of 10:00 AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 34.1 degrees
north and 74.8 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently moving
northwest at 5 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. There is
uncertainty about the development of the storm, however current
guidance has the storm tracking over the southern slope waters late
Thursday and into Friday.

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