Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 24 February 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 after midnight then becoming variable 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 20 to 25 late Saturday morning then veering to southeast 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers or flurries and occasional fog patches ending late this evening. Snow beginning Saturday morning and changing to freezing rain or ice pellets Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Low tonight minus 8. High Saturday zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 24 February 2017
Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the north shore of Anticosti Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W 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

9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
along the north shore of Anticosti Island.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 24 February 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday weakening low 1014 mb located over
western Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

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