Grand Manan


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this morning and to northwest 10 to 15 near noon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 overnight. Wind backing to west 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 this morning then rising to zero Saturday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots in the morning and to southeast 40 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 40 knots veering to northwest 40.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.

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 (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 988 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 977 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:41 AM AST 22 February 2019 A deepening low pressure system passing just southeast of Laurentian
Fan early this morning will depart southeast of the Grand Banks later
this morning. Northeasterly gales are still expected for the southern
half of Laurentian Fan early this morning. As the low departs
generally strong northwesterlies are expected across the district
later today and tonight. On Saturday, winds will gradually diminish
over western waters as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the

Marine interests are advised that gale a warning remains in effect
for Laurentian Fan - southern half.

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

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