Grand Manan


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 30 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 20 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Thursday afternoon and to light Thursday evening.

Showers ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 7 Thursday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday and to 1 or less Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots increasing to south 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4800N 6225W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2019

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing trough located from
Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 16 January 2019 As a trough of low pressure will push through the Maritimes
overnight, spreading strong to gale force southerlies ahead of it.
Winds will then veer to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake
of the trough on Thursday. The trough will also usher in a very cold
airmass with strong northwesterly winds prompting widespread freezing
spray overnight and Thursday over much of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern
half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen
and Anticosti.

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