Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light except southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the Honguedo Strait today. Wind becoming northeast 20 near noon Saturday then increasing to northeast 30 Saturday evening.

Snow at times heavy beginning Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to minus 3 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 29 January 2015
Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to westerly 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 6 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice on the coast of Gaspe Peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6030W to 4830N 6220W to 4900N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice on the coast of Gaspe Peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1007 mb located over the northeastern
United States.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located near Lurcher.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located over Southwestern
Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM AST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system over the Northeastern United States will move
eastward tonight to lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia by Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread across the
marine district ahead of the low before shifting to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Anticosti.

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