Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 19 January 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 late overnight and to easterly 35 to 45 Sunday morning. Wind veering to southerly 35 Sunday afternoon then increasing to south 45 early Sunday evening.

Snow beginning late overnight changing to rain and fog patches near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Risk of freezing spray early Sunday morning.

Low tonight minus 5. High Sunday plus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 January 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Sunday morning and to 3 to 5 early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located northwest of the Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located north of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday deepening low 995 mb located southeast of
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 982 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 19 January 2019 An intense low pressure system will reach maritime waters by Sunday
morning. Gale to potentially storm force east to southerly winds will
spread throughout the marine district on Sunday.

Cold northwesterly winds will bring freezing spray this evening to
northeastern waters in the wake of a trough of low pressure. Freezing
spray will return to northern waters on Sunday as cold easterly winds
develop ahead of the system approaching from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, eastern half of eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, 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 tide Sunday night and Monday.

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