Anticosti - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning and to light Thursday afternoon.

A few flurries ending Thursday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures near minus 11.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind light becoming easterly 15 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice near the coasts. 

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 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. Strong ice pressure on the coast of Gaspe Peninsula easing tonight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W 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

Open water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice near the coasts.

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W 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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

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. Strong ice pressure on the coast of Gaspe Peninsula easing tonight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - northwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 998 mb located over Southwestern Shore.
By 3:30 a.m. AST Thursday low 1003 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 10:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Georges
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM AST 28 January 2015 An area of low pressure tracking along the Atlantic coast of Nova
Scotia will reach Western Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish on Thursday as an
Area of high pressure builds into the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Sable..Fourchu..Gulf-Magdalen northwestern half and Anticosti
southeastern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Northumberland Strait eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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