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Anticosti - southwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening and to west 20 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 late overnight then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind backing to south 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to minus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning then diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4640N 4930W to 4757N 4805W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5201N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021

'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 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
move off to the northeast today and tonight. Gale force west to
northwest winds will diminish this evening over northern and eastern
waters. Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure moves across the district.

On Saturday, strong southerlies will develop over the western half of
the district as a trough of low pressure approaches from the west.
The southerlies could approach gale force Saturday evening over
waters near the Gulf of Maine.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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