Anticosti - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 March 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 30 knots except variable 15 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 30 this evening with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait overnight and Sunday. Wind becoming northwest 40 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 10 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 March 2019

Anticosti - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Anticosti - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 3:30 PM ADT 23 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 3:30 PM ADT 23 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 3:30 PM ADT 23 March 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 982 mb located over Prince Edward Island.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday departing low 970 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM ADT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system over Prince Edward Island will move
northeastward to lie northeast of Newfoundland by Sunday morning.
Strong to near gale force southerlies east of the low shift to strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake. Late on Sunday, 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
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, and Anticosti. A freezing spray warning is in effect for
Anticosti.

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