Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 40 knots with gusts to 50 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning late overnight changing to a few flurries Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 21 rising to minus 5 Wednesday afternoon then falling to minus 10 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4645N 4615W to 5000N 4600W to 5200N 4645W to 6000N
5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM AST 3 March 2015 An intense low pressue centre continues to draw away from
Newfoundland.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies diminish to moderate as the low
moves away. A ridge of high pressure will pass through the district
tonight. Generally light to moderate winds in the vicinity of the
ridge become strong to gale force southerly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all regions except
Northumberland.. Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti which are mostly ice
covered.

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