Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 early this morning and to west 20 to 25 this afternoon with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait Friday.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 16 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday 2 tenths of grey ice except 8 tenths of grey ice along the coast of Gaspe Peninsula. 

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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

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4940N 5820W to 4910N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4835N 6130W to
4810N 6300W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of grey ice except 8 tenths of grey ice along the coast of
Gaspe Peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016

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 3:00 AM AST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low located east of Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At midnight AST tonight low located over Browns Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 11 February 2016 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will track across the
southern marine district this morning. Strong to gale force westerly
winds are forecast over southern waters associated with this
disturbance. Another low pressure system will track across the slope
waters tonight into Friday morning. A period of gale to storm force
winds are forecast with this system.


Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and the
Southern half of Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank and LaHave Bank. Marine interests are also advised that
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan
..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
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