Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 13 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 this evening then increasing to westerly 35 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 45 early Wednesday morning.

Rain and fog patches ending late this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Flurries beginning early Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Temperatures plus 11 falling to minus 1 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 13 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 13 November 2018
Thursday Wind northwesterly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20.

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

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Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 13 November 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 13 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 998 mb located near Grand
Manan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday intensifying low 970 mb located east
of Anticosti Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing low 948 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM AST 13 November 2018 A low pressure system currently near Grand Manan will rapidly
intensify as it tracks northeastward across the Bay of Fundy this
evening and across the Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and Wednesday
morning. Winds ahead of the approaching low will reach gale to storm
force southerlies. As the low passes, winds will become gale to storm
force westerlies and persist for the remainder of Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

High winds on Wednesday will produce rough and pounding surf along
west facing shorelines in the Gulf of St Lawrence.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
fishery:
Tonight..Winds to southeast 45 over Grand Manan (lfa 38, western lfa
36). Winds becoming southwest 25 later in the evening then shifting
to west 30 to 35 around midnight.
Wednesday..Winds west 40 (lfa 36), and northwest 45 knots lfa 38).
Thursday..Winds northwest 35 knots diminishing to 25 early in the
morning and then to 15 in the afternoon. Winds becoming light late in
the day.

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