Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 near noon with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait tonight. Wind becoming northwest 35 early Sunday morning with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait.

Rain or snow ending near noon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 14 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 February 2019
Monday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 40 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4540N 5725W to 4720N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 10:53 AM EST 15 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4807N 5254W to 4815N 4935W to 5020N 4720W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5359W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5157N 5555W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5540W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 February 2019

'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 - western half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located west of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the marine
district today. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are forecast
ahead of the trough. Winds will diminish to moderate to strong
westerlies in the wake of the trough.

Gale force northwesterly winds will develop Sunday morning over
northern waters between the trough and a ridge of high pressure to
the west.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Anticosti - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen
and Anticosti-eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northern half and
Anticosti.

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