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Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 to 30 this morning and to west 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 20 to 25 near noon Saturday and to south 25 to 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending overnight. Flurries Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to minus 1 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 January 2023

Anticosti - northwestern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late Friday morning.

Anticosti - southeastern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots veering to easterly 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to westerly 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 4 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5044N
5740W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

'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

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2023

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 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing cold front from 974 mb low located
from Labrador to Newfoundland then to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching trough located from Quebec
to the Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM AST 27 January 2023 A cold front extending from an intense low pressure system over
Labrador will track east of the district this morning as the low
moves into the Labrador Sea. Storm force southerlies ahead of the
associated cold front will diminish to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - eastern half, Laurentian Fan - eastern half, and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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