Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 40 this afternoon with gusts to 50 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to westerly 25 Monday morning.

Flurries beginning late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray tonight. Freezing spray beginning Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 10 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019

Anticosti - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less overnight then building to 1 to 2 near noon Monday.

Anticosti - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning then building to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 6 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except 6 tenths grey-white ice including 1
tenth first-year ice in the extreme southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019

'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

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2019

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 ADT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 975 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line east-west over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM ADT 24 March 2019 A low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will continue to move
away from the district this morning. Later today, a trough will track
southward across the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Gale force northwesterlies
and colder temperatures are expected over northern waters in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen - northern
half and Anticosti.

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