Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening with gusts to 25 in the Honguedo Strait late this evening. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming east 15 late Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 early Sunday afternoon and to northeast 35 late Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 45 Sunday evening.

Flurries changing to snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray tonight except severe freezing spray over western sections this evening. Moderate freezing spray Sunday afternoon and evening. Severe freezing spray Sunday evening.

Low tonight minus 17. High Sunday minus 11.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 January 2019

Anticosti - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Anticosti - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this afternoon and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less after midnight then building to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northerly 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 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 3:30 PM AST 19 January 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 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located north of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday deepening low 995 mb located southeast of
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 982 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM AST 19 January 2019 An intense low pressure system will reach maritime waters by Sunday
morning. Gale to potentially storm force east to southerly winds will
spread throughout the marine district on Sunday.

Cold northwesterly winds will bring freezing spray this evening to
northeastern waters in the wake of a trough of low pressure. Freezing
spray will return to northern waters on Sunday as cold easterly winds
develop ahead of the system approaching from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tide Sunday night and Monday.

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