Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 early this morning then veering to west 45 overnight with gusts to 55 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to west 35 Friday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 6 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 14 December 2017

Anticosti - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Anticosti - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening then building to 4 to 6 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind west 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Monday Wind westerly 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 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

Issued 03:00 AM AST 14 December 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 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 966 mb located over
southwestern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 957 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 996 mb located southeast of the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 991 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday high 1021 mb located west of Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday high 1017 mb located west of Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system over Southwestern Labrador will move
over Northern Labrador by Friday morning. Gale force west to
southwest winds across the district are still expected to
occasionally reach storm force this morning over eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Cabot Strait.

A second low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes will
quickly move across the slope waters this afternoon before tracking
across Laurentian Fan this evening. Gales are expected around the
second low however a brief period of southerly storm force winds is
possible over the slope waters depending on the track and intensity
of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Cabot Strait.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and
Anticosti.

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