Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 ending Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 in the morning then diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. 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 10:00 AM AST 19 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 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 968 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 937 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks at forecast time
will continue to intensify today and tonight before departing over
the North Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
are expected to persist for much of today and Wednesday before
diminishing somewhat over southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a
ridge of high pressure approaches. The northwesterly gales could
approach storm force at times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait
and Banquereau.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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