Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to northeast 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 45 overnight.

A few flurries ending this morning. Periods of snow Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray except severe freezing spray over northern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 rising to minus 6 to minus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice along the coast in the Quebec coast. 

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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 EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 5015N 5805W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to 4835N 6255W to
4700N 6330W to 4635N 6155W to Nova Scotia near 4605N 6130W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice along the coast in the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4515N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4445W to 4830N
4445W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5105N 5843W to Newfoundland near 5021N 5732W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

'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

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

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 NST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 1006 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 974 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from low located south of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 8 February 2016 A low pressure system tracking eastward across southern portions of
Belle Isle Bank with move east of the district this morning. Strong
southwesterlies southeast of this low will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake. These westerlies will ease below gales
later today.

A second, and much more intense, low pressure system will move up the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Nova Scotia by this evening.
Extending eastward from this low will be a sharp trough. Gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies will develop over most waters
late today and tonight ahead of this low and trough. Late tonight
into Tuesday, winds will veer to gale force southwesterlies south of
the low and trough as the low tracks northeastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southwest Coast and South Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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