Anticosti - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 this morning then veering to southwest 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeasterly 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeasterly 20 to 25 Thursday evening.

Periods of snow or rain beginning Thursday afternoon.

High today minus 1. Low tonight minus 7. High Thursday plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 February 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the north shore of Anticosti Island and along the Gaspe shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4820N 6110W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey-white ice along the north shore of Anticosti Island
and along the Gaspe shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 998 mb located southeast of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 992 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday approaching low 994 mb located over
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 22 February 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan will move to lie
over the Southeastern Grand Banks late Wednesday night. Meanwhile a
ridge of high pressure over Nova Scotia will slowly move eastward
today. Strong to gale force winds are forecast over southern waters
today between these two features. Elsewhere winds will diminish in
the vicinity of the ridge.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half.

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