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Anticosti - southwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 this afternoon then becoming variable 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 25 Saturday morning except west 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 35 Saturday afternoon except northwest 45 in the Honguedo Strait.

Flurries tonight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 9 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 February 2024

Anticosti - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Anticosti - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of Quebec coast. 

Anticosti - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.
Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of Quebec coast.

Ice Forecasts

Anticosti - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the extreme western section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts
of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:44 PM EST 22 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - southwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2024

'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 - southwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2024

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 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Laurentian Fan to the
Avalon Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough from 986 mb low located on a line
north-south over East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM AST 23 February 2024 A low moving east over southeastern waters will give strong to
possibly gale force northwesterlies in its wake this morning.

A trough over the Gulf of Maine this evening will move east across
southern forecast waters, and will give gale to possibly storm force
southerlies ahead of it, and then strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, and all Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters.

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