Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 January 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming south 30 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind northwest 20 Monday.

Rain and fog patches changing to flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday morning.

Temperatures plus 8 falling to minus 8 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 January 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

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 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located over southeastern
New Brunswick.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 987 mb located east of Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM AST 20 January 2019 A deepening low pressure over the Gulf of Maine will move over
Southeastern New Brunswick overnight before tracking east of
Anticosti Island Monday evening. Gale force southeasterly winds
south of the low's track will increase to gale to storm force
southerlies tonight. North of the low's track moderate to strong
northeasterlies will increase to gale force northeasterlies this
afternoon. The northeasterlies are expected to reach storm force
over Chaleur-Miscou this evening and will likely be close to storm
force over Anticosti and northern parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

On Monday the storm force southerlies will move out of eastern waters
during the day. Elsewhere strong to gale force southwesterlies can be
expected over southern waters while strong to gale force
northwesterlies prevail behind the low over northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti-southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy,
Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tides tonight and Monday. Some coastline of the Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters are also likely to see higher than normal water
levels near high tide later today and Monday as well as possible ice
rafting.

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