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Anticosti - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this morning then backing to westerly 30 near noon with gusts to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 overnight then increasing to north 30 near noon Sunday.

Flurries beginning early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 1 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northerly 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 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 3:00 AM AST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 982 mb located near Anticosti Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south
over Lurcher.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located from Fourchu to Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 984 mb located over the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 23 January 2021 A series of lows and troughs will continue to circulate around the
Atlantic waters for the forecast period.

Strong northerly winds over eastern waters will weaken today as an
intense low tracks over the Grand Banks and away from the region.
Meanwhile, a trough will sweep across the southern marine district
today and tomorrow, with strong to gale force northwesterly winds
developing in its wake.

Additionally, an intensifying low will approach the Gulf of St.
Lawrence from the northeast today, bringing strong winds causing
freezing spray to the region.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, and
Laurentian Fan - southwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait - western half,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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