Anticosti

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 30 knots with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight then increasing to northwest 30 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 falling to minus 15 after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to easterly 40 to 50.
Tuesday Wind northwest 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4405N 6055W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4515N 5705W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the
southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4635N 4825W to 4655N 4645W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N
4700W to 5700N 5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5127N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 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 8:00 PM AST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM AST 22 February 2019 A cold airmass and strong northwesterly winds will cause freezing
spray over areas of open water in the northeastern section of the
marine district throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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