Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to southeasterly 25 late overnight. Wind veering to southerly 30 near noon Monday then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Snow beginning near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray overnight and Monday morning.

Low tonight minus 13. High Monday zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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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 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4645N 4715W to 5000N 4615W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 1006 mb located over Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:09 PM AST 25 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach the western marine district
this evening then move slowly eastward to lie over the eastern marine
district Monday evening while developing into a low pressure system.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
then shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and
Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.

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