Grand Manan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots increasing to northeast 40 early this evening then diminishing to north 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to north 20 Saturday morning and to northwest 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Saturday. Fog patches dissipating Saturday morning.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 28 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots veering to southeast 15 late in the day.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 1011 mb located north of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located southeast of Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:10 PM ADT 28 October 2016 A deepening low pressure system north of Cape Cod will pass over the
southwestern shore marine area overnight to eventually lie southeast
of Cape Breton Island Saturday evening. Gale force east to southeast
winds have developed ahead of the low and could possibly approach
storm force over the eastern half of the district tonight and

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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