Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind becoming northwest 35 Tuesday morning with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 15.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 February 2019

Anticosti - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Anticosti - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4725N 4845W to 4915N 4700W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 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

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 February 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 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low located over Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1007 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 985 mb located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 18 February 2019 A low pressure system will approach the southwestern district this
morning and intensify as it moves to lie southeast of Laurentian Fan
overnight tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold
temperatures will develop in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen -
northeastern half and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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