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Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to east 15 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to east 20 to 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this afternoon and ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to minus 7 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

Anticosti - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 1 or less near midnight.

Anticosti - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this afternoon and to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Sunday morning then building to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along the coast and 8 tenths grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 6000W to 4700N
6000W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along the coast and 8 tenths grey
ice including a trace of grey-white ice in the southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5226N 5538W to 5345N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

'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 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

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 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 955 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 1007 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 994 mb located near Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 18 January 2020 Gale to storm force northerly winds over eastern waters in the wake
of an intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
diminish throughout the day as the disturbance moves northeastward
away from the district.

A second low will develop near Cape Cod overnight tonight and track
near the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova Scotia on Sunday to lie near
Fourchu Sunday evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast ahead of the low while strong to gale force easterlies are
expected north of it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Georges
Bank.

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