Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 December 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening with gusts to 30 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Sunday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 December 2017

Anticosti - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Anticosti - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to westerly 35.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4630W 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

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 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

Issued 3:30 PM AST 16 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 3:30 PM AST 16 December 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 972 mb located over
eastern Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 960 mb located east of
the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 16 December 2017 A deep low pressure system over Eastern Banquereau will continue to
intensify as it moves to lie east of Newfoundland this evening.
Gale to storm force northerlies near the low will shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish over
western waters tonight as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that 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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