Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 40 this afternoon then diminishing to north 25 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow beginning this afternoon changing to chance of flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 17 rising to minus 10 this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to easterly 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the Honguedo Passage. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6150W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the Honguedo Passage.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2015

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 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 988 mb located over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over Cape Breton
Island.
By 10:30 a.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:05 AM AST 27 January 2015 An intensifying area of low pressure southeast of Cape Cod will
gradually approach the district today. The low will then weaken as it
crosses Nova Scotia tonight to lie near Cabot Strait Wednesday
evening. Storm force east or northeasterlies will develop over most
waters as the low approaches. Winds will shift to generally strong to
gale force westerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish from west to
east during the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and Anticosti
where a gale warning is in effect.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand
Manan..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Northumberland
Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels and possible ice pile up can be
expected at high tide this afternoon and early this evening along the
western part of the Northumberland Strait.

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