Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 25 to 30 this evening. Wind west 25 to 30 Friday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to zero overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 December 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind southerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:10 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:10 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 13 December 2018

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 AST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 952 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located east of the
Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM AST 13 December 2018 An intense low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue
to move northeastward away from the district today. Strong to gale
force northerly winds in its wake will gradually diminish today over
western waters and tonight over eastern waters. On Friday a ridge of
high pressure will build over southwestern waters and then move south
of the Scotian Slope. Moderate to strong west to southwest winds will
prevail north of this feature.

Cold air will give freezing spray to parts of the northern half of
the marine district today. Milder temperatures are expected with the
return of the westerlies tonight and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Sable-eastern half, East Scotian Slope-eastern half and Laurentian
Fan-western half.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore,
Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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