Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late this evening then veering to northwest 25 after midnight. Wind veering to north 15 to 20 early Friday morning then backing to northwest 10 to 15 early Friday afternoon.

Flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray early Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 5 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 40 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 40 knots becoming west 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4420N 6050W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4555N 5715W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 February 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 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 990 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 21 February 2019 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will track to lie
southeast of Laurentian Fan overnight tonight. Strong to gale
southerlies ahead of the low will back to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian
Fan - southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable -
eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen -
northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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