Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 35 knots veering to west 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then veering to northerly 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Sunday afternoon.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending after midnight. Freezing spray beginning Sunday afternoon.

High today minus 8. Low tonight minus 16. High Sunday minus 11.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 January 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday 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 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 4840N 6200W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5910W.

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 coast.

 

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 - eastern half

Issued 03:00 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 - eastern half

Issued 03:00 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 3:00 AM AST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east 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 2:47 AM AST 19 January 2019 A trough of low pressure currently over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
continue to move eastward across the district today. Strong to gale
force southerly winds ahead of the trough will veer to strong to gale
force northwesterly winds in its wake. 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, southwestern shore, 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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