Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 March 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots veering to northeast 20.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 6 tenths of grey ice in the north section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths of grey ice in the north section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017

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 NDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located east of the Avalon Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1001 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday quasi-stationary low 963 mb located east
of the Flemish Cap.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 26 March 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
intensify as it tracks northeastward today and then stall just east
of the Flemish Cap tonight. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will
develop over most waters today as the storm intensifies.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect all other waters except Strait of Belle
Isle - western half, Gulf waters and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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