Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 February 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 40 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Monday morning and to west 15 to 20 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe this evening and ending Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 24 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots becoming northwest 40 in the afternoon then diminishing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 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 - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 February 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 - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 February 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 10:00 AM AST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located east of Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 978 mb located off Labrador
Coast.

At 3:00 p.m. AST Monday intensifying low 990 mb located near
Long Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 985 mb located east of Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:08 AM AST 1 February 2015 A low pressure system east of Anticosti Island will move northeast
today to lie off of the Labrador coast by this evening. Gale force
northwesterlies are forecast for today in its wake.

Another low pressure system will approach the district as it tracks
along the U.S. seaboard late in the day Monday. Strong to gale force
easterlies developing ahead of the low will shift to gale force
southerlies as the system nears.

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.

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