Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 30 this morning then diminishing to northerly 15 this evening. Wind veering to northeast 20 Tuesday morning then increasing to northeast 35 to 40 Tuesday afternoon.

A few flurries over open water today and early this evening. Snow at times heavy beginning Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray ending this evening. Moderate freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning becoming severe Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 17.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 25 January 2015
Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 Monday morning and to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 8 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice near the coasts. 

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the Honguedo Passage. 

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Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

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 6210W 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 8 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice near the coasts.

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

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 6210W 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 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 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.

Storm warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 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 3:00 AM AST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 947 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low located south of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 979 mb located southwest of Browns
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will continue to
track northeastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies in the
wake of the low will gradually diminish through the day.

Another deep area of low pressure will move into the region overnight
Monday and into Tuesday bringing storm force easterly or
northeasterly winds to most of the district Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Anticosti where a gale warning is in effect.

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

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