Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 35 knots diminishing to northerly 25 this evening and to variable 15 to 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northerly 40 late Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain or freezing rain changing to flurries early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning after midnight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning then building to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 4 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4555N 5905W to 4715N 5955W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to
4920N 5950W to 5000N 5800W to 4810N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4740N
5920W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5529W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5030W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 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 - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 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 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 985 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 988 mb located east of Anticosti
Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 1000 mb located east of Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM AST 21 January 2019 An intense low pressure system over Gulf Magdalen will track east of
Anticosti Island this evening. Gale to storm force southerlies over
eastern waters and strong to gale force northerlies north of the
track will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

On Tuesday the remnants of the low will move from near Anticosti to
east of Cabot Strait by evening bringing strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies for most of the day.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Gulf Magdalen - western half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy,
Grand Manan, southwestern shore and LaHave Bank.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Northumberland
Strait - western half and Chaleur - Miscou.

Higher than normal water levels are expected for the Southern Bay of
Fundy from cape split west to Digby County near noon today. For the
Southern Bay of Chaleur and south to Miramichi, higher than normal
water levels are expected this afternoon. There may also be ice
rafting and pile up near the coast.

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