Grand Manan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwesterly 35 this evening then diminishing to west 25 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers changing to flurries early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 3 after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2017

'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 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 986 mb located over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 959 mb located over western Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low located southwest of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM AST 13 December 2017 A low pressure system over Maine will continue to deepen as it tracks
northeastward to lie over Western Labrador by Thursday morning.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale to possible storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia and the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence today.

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