Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 Monday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 15.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 January 2018

Anticosti - eastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Anticosti - western half

Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to easterly 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 knots veering to westerly 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2018

'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 - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 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 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 979 mb located
northeast of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 21 January 2018 A combination of two low pressure systems northeast of Newfoundland
and Labrador respectively will maintain strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most northern waters today and Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
northern half of Banquereau, Cabot Strait, northeastern half of
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, eastern half of Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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