Anticosti - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 08 February 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Periods of light snow beginning Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Low tonight minus 10. High Tuesday minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 08 February 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind west 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice on parts of the shores. 

Anticosti - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths of grey ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4925N 5940W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to
4835N 6255W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice
on parts of the shores.

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4925N 5940W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to
4835N 6255W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of grey ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - northwestern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 08 February 2016

'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 - northwestern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 08 February 2016

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 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 977 mb located near East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 982 mb located over
Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low 996 mb located off the
East Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located near Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM AST 8 February 2016 An intense low pressure system near the East Scotian Slope will move
northeastward tonight to lie over Banquereau Tuesday morning then
over the Avalon Peninsula Tuesday evening as it weakens. Gale to
storm force northeasterlies are expected ahead of the low, with gale
to storm force westerlies south of the system. Another low pressure
system will rapidly cross slope waters Tuesday night and into
Wednesday morning. Another period of storm force winds are possible
with this second low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Northumberland Strait..
Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti where gale warnings are
In effect. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu..Cabot
Strait..Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

This low will also give higher than normal water levels and rough and
pounding waves for the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia. Highest water
levels will occur near the high tide this evening and again Tuesday
morning.

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