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Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 early this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 early this evening. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 near noon Thursday then diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending near noon Thursday.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 3 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 7 tenths new ice in the extreme western section and along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4809N 6309W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice in the extreme western section
and along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 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 10:00 AM AST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 965 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 AM AST 21 February 2024 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop over southern waters
Thursday between a ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes and a
low pressure system approaching from the south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, and Laurentian
Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait, and
Anticosti.

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