Anticosti - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon and to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 45 Sunday evening.

Flurries changing to snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this afternoon and ending after midnight. Moderate freezing spray beginning Sunday afternoon becoming severe Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to minus 11 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this afternoon and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less after midnight then building to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northerly 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5156N 5558W to 5145N 5500W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti - western half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2019

'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 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2019

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 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located north of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday deepening low 995 mb located southeast of
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM AST 19 January 2019 A trough of low pressure currently over the southeastern section of
the marine district will move away from the district today. Strong to
gale force northwesterly winds in the wake of the trough will
gradually diminish today as a ridge of high pressure approaches from
the west. Widespread freezing spray is also expected today as a very
cold airmass settles over the region.

A large low pressure system will reach the maritime waters by Sunday
morning. Gale to potentially storm force east to southerly winds will
spread throughout the marine district on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tide Sunday night and Monday.

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