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Anticosti - southwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 30 knots with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming westerly 25 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to west 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind backing to southwest 15 Sunday evening.

Snow changing to flurries this evening and ending Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 24 February 2024

Anticosti - northern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Anticosti - southern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southerly 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming south 20.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 30 knots increasing to south 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday 1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4647N 5935W to 4812N 6133W to 4922N 6022W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 3:30 PM AST 24 February 2024

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 24 February 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough located on a line
north-south over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:08 PM AST 24 February 2024 A trough of low pressure will continue tracking eastward across the
marine district today and tonight. Gale force southerlies ahead of
the trough shift to strong to gale force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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