Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 near noon then veering to northwest 30 near midnight with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait overnight and Tuesday. Wind diminishing to north 20 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to minus 4 near midnight then falling to minus 11 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

Anticosti - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 this evening.

Anticosti - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

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 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island
to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest today will
cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings
are in effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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