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Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 January 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 20 late overnight then veering to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Thursday.

Flurries ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 20 January 2021

Anticosti - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Anticosti - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2021
Friday Wind variable 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 19 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 970 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing low 985 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 1011 mb located south of
Long Island.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 974 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM AST 20 January 2021 Strong northwesterlies will prevail across the district today as a
low pressure system remains northeast of Newfoundland. Colder air
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cause freezing spray for much of
today and tonight.

Another low pressure system will deepen south of Long Island and
cross just south of the marine district tonight and into Thursday.
Gale to storm force northerlies will develop over southernmost waters
tonight as the low passes.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau -
eastern half, and Laurentian Fan - northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and
Anticosti.

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