Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast overnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries beginning after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning near noon Saturday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to minus 1 overnight then falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Saturday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the north section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 4 tenths of grey ice in the north section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the St. Lawrence
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast and the Grand Banks.

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