Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots with gusts to 50 in the Honguedo Strait late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 early Monday morning then increasing to northwest 35 late Monday afternoon with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait.

Flurries beginning Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon Monday. Freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Low tonight minus 7. High Monday minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southeasterly 25 knots increasing to westerly 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 5 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 2017

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 8:00 PM AST 26 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM AST 27 February 2017 Strong to gale force westerly winds in the wake of a trough of low
pressure east of the district will briefly diminish this morning as a
weak ridge of high pressure moves through the region.

A second trough of low pressure currently over the Great Lakes will
approach from the west to lie over the Gulf of St Lawrence this
evening. Strengthening southwesterlies ahead of the trough will reach
gale force over most northern waters this afternoon. Over most Gulf
of St Lawrence waters northwest gales will develop behind the trough
this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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