Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind north 20 to 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then veering to north 10 to 15 early Monday evening.

A few flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2017

Anticosti - northwestern half

Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 near noon Monday. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday evening.

Anticosti - southeastern half

Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 40 knots.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 January 2017

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 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 984 mb located over the southeastern
United States.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Long Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:32 PM AST 22 January 2017 A trough of low pressure will continue moving east of the marine
district this evening. Strong northerlies behind the trough combined
with colder air will bring some freezing spray over Anticosti tonight
before the northerlies diminish somewhat early Monday morning.

A low pressure system developing over the Southeastern United States
this evening will move northeast to lie south of Long Island by
Monday evening. Strong easterlies ahead of this low will affect
southwestern waters later on Monday. The easterlies will likely reach
gale force over most southern waters beyond the current forecast
period on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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