Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 31 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 35 early this evening then backing to northwest 45 near noon Sunday with gusts to 60 in the Honguedo Strait.

Snow at times heavy changing to flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 falling to minus 19 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 31 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots backing to northwest 40 to 50 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice. 

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on the coast of Gaspe Peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north 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

7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice.

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north 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

6 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on the coast of Gaspe Peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 31 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 - western half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 31 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 3:30 PM AST 31 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 986 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 977 mb located over Labrador
Coast.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located west of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM AST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system over Nova Scotia will drift northeastward
tonight to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Sunday morning and
the Labrador coast Sunday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low shift to gale force northwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except georges
Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels are expected at the high this evening in the Gulf of St.
Lawrence.

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