Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 December 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 30 this evening and to east 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 45 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to southerly 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow beginning early this evening changing to periods of rain Wednesday morning then to chance of flurries Wednesday evening. Fog patches forming early Wednesday morning and dissipating Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray tonight.

Low tonight minus 6. High Wednesday plus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 12 December 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 near noon Wednesday then subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 40 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 40 knots diminishing to westerly 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 20 to 25 late in the day.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 3:30 PM AST 12 December 2017

'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

Issued 3:30 PM AST 12 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 8:00 PM AST 12 December 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 992 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 967 mb located over the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:39 PM AST 12 December 2017 A low pressure system currently near Cape Cod will continue to deepen
tonight and Wednesday as it tracks northeastward to lie over the St.
Lawrence River Wednesday evening. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of
the low and will shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia tonight and again at high tide on Wednesday. Higher
than normal water levels are also expected at high tide over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesday.

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