Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early this evening and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 overnight and to southeast 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 Friday afternoon then becoming variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Chance of flurries this morning. Periods of snow beginning overnight changing to periods of rain and periods of snow Friday afternoon and ending Friday evening. Fog patches forming Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 1 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015

Anticosti - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Anticosti - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 Friday morning then subsiding to 1 or less Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015
Saturday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 4 tenths of first-year ice northeast and southeast of the island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths of first-year ice northeast and southeast
of the island.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 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 ADT 2 April 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 988 mb located near the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 2 April 2015 A low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula at forecast time will
continue to move away from the district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected in its wake. A trough of low pressure
will approach the marine district later today and track across the
district tonight and Friday. Strong southeasterlies ahead of this
trough shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and Banquereau. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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