Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late overnight and to northwest 30 early Friday afternoon with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait.

Flurries ending early Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures near minus 11.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 February 2019
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4420N 6050W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4555N 5715W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4655N 4725W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 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 8:00 PM AST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 990 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 21 February 2019 A low pressure system over East Scotian Slope will track to lie
southeast of Laurentian Fan overnight tonight. Strong to gale
southerlies ahead of the low will back to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

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

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

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