Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2017 07:23 AM AST 15 December 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 40 knots veering to west 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 overnight then veering to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Saturday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 07:23 AM AST 15 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 07:23 AM AST 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1006 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 976 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 959 mb located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 15 December 2017 A persistent large low pressure system over Northern Labrador will
maintain gale force west to southwesterlies over the northern half of
the marine district today. Another low will approach the district
rapidly from the southwest tonight and intensify as it crosses
Laurentian Fan Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over southeasternmost waters ahead of this system early
Friday morning then shift to gale to storm force westerlies behind
it. Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies late
in the day Friday as the low moves away from the district.

Marine interests are advised storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - southeastern half and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are
in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher
and southwestern shore.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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