Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 late this evening then increasing to westerly 35 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 Friday afternoon and to west 15 Friday evening.

A few flurries beginning late this evening and ending near noon Friday.

Risk of freezing spray Friday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 November 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind southwesterly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 23 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 984 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located north of Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 23 November 2017 A low pressure system now northeast of Newfoundland will continue to
move away from the region tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the low will continue to diminish as
it moves away. Winds will strengthen again briefly to strong to gale
force westerlies over Gulf waters on Friday as a weak trough passes
just north of the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half, and Anticosti.


Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery...

Sunday..Winds southwesterly 15 to knots increasing to northwesterly
25 to 30 knots by the afternoon.

Monday..Winds westerly 25 knots.

Tuesday..Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwesterly
25 knots in the afternoon.

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