Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 this evening with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to southerly 15 to 20 Monday afternoon then becoming northwest 20 Monday evening.

Snow beginning this evening and ending Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to zero Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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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 EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice in the
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4800W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 25 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach the western marine district
this evening then move slowly eastward to lie over the eastern marine
district Monday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough then shift to strong northwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian
Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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