Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20 early this morning then increasing to easterly 20 to 25 late this morning. Wind veering to southeast 25 to 30 this afternoon then to southwest 30 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to west 40 Sunday afternoon.

Snow beginning this morning changing to freezing rain or ice pellets this afternoon then to rain overnight and ending Sunday afternoon. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 3 Sunday morning then falling to minus 7 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the north shore of Anticosti Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W 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 grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
along the north shore of Anticosti Island.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 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 3:00 AM AST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 1005 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
West today and move to lie over Nova Scotia by Sunday morning.
Strong southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
This evening or tonight. These winds will reach gale force
Over much of the region on Sunday. In the wake of the trough
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning
Is in effect for Anticosti.

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