Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 near noon with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northwesterly 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 20 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4730N 5100W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N 4900W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 August 2017

'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 10:00 AM ADT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 37.0N
67.4W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Hurricane Gert 978 mb located at
41.4N 54.1W.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 998 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday low 1000 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM ADT 16 August 2017 At 9:00 A.M. ADT, hurricane Gert was located near 37.0 degrees
North and 67.4 degrees west, or 414 nautical miles south of
Yarmouth. Gert was moving east northeast at 18 knots. Maximum
sustained winds were 85 knots and central pressure was 974 MB.

Marine interests are advised that the combination of cool air,
Warm waters and favourable atmospheric conditions will give the
potential for waterspout development on Thursday over the gulf
Of St Lawrence waters.

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