Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 25 to 30 knots early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Sunday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain early this morning and ending near noon. A few showers beginning early this evening and changing to a few flurries Sunday morning. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 5 this evening then falling to zero Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight then building to 1 to 2 early Saturday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 late Saturday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 November 2017
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots becoming northwest 30.

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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 EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 03:00 AM AST 25 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 3:00 AM AST 25 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located over New Brunswick.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1002 mb located south of Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 991 mb located southeast of Cape
Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 25 November 2017 A low pressure system will approach from south of Georges Bank
tonight and intensify as it tracks northeastward across Sable Island
Sunday morning and into Newfoundland Sunday evening. Strong south to
southeast winds will develop ahead of the low and will reach gale
force over eastern waters overnight into Sunday morning. Strong to
gale force westerlies will develop in the wake of the low on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for Georges
Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan, and Anticosti - western half.

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

Sunday..Winds westerly 15 knots increasing northwest 25 knots near
noon and to northwest 30 knots in the afternoon.

Monday..Winds northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near
noon then increasing to northwest 25 in the evening.

Tuesday..Winds northwest 15 to 20 knots in the morning diminishing to
variable 10 knots near noon backing southwesterly 20 knots in the
evening.

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