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Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming westerly 25 to 30 this evening then veering to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 December 2019

Anticosti - northern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Anticosti - southern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Saturday morning then building to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15.
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4630N 6440W to 4850N
6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5720W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 3:30 PM AST 06 December 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 3:30 PM AST 6 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1011 mb located east of the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1014 mb located near
Cape Cod.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located over Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 1005 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM AST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system over upstate New York will move to lie near
Cape Cod this evening and then track eastward across the southern
marine district tonight and Saturday morning, reaching Banquereau by
Saturday afternoon. Gale force southwesterly winds south of the low
will shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

A cold northwesterly flow will develop late in the day Saturday
bringing freezing spray to northern Gulf waters.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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