Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 this morning and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning. Snow beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 1 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 December 2017

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 3:00 AM AST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located near Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 18 December 2017 Strong northwesterly winds will continue to weaken today as a ridge
moves in from the west. A trough of low pressure extending from
Quebec will swing though the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force westerlies are expected in its wake beginning Tuesday
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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