Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots near noon and to northeast 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Friday evening.

Periods of rain beginning overnight and ending Friday afternoon. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 knots increasing to westerly 30.

Ice Forecast

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except consolidated first-year ice in some bays of the Quebec coast. 

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6310W to 5000N 6200W to
5000N 6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north and east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in some bays of the
Quebec coast.

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6310W to 5000N 6200W to
5000N 6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north and east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4845W to 4615N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 05 May 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line east-west over
the southern Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 995 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 1003 mb located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM ADT 5 May 2016 A low pressure system is expected to form southwest of the marine
district later today then track slowly northeastward to lie over Nova
Scotia Friday afternoon. Strong southerly winds will develop ahead of
this system and are expected to reach gale force over southern waters
tonight before gradually easing on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..And East Scotian Slope.

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