Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 late this evening and to northeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind backing to north 35 Thursday morning then to northwest 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Snow beginning near midnight changing to a few flurries Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east 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 22 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017

'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 8:00 PM NDT 22 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 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday low 985 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NDT 22 March 2017 A low pressure system will track across Eastern Newfoundland on
Thursday morning and then intensify over the Belle Isle Bank Thursday
night. North of the low's track, strong to gale force northeasterly
winds will develop overnight and intensify to gale to near storm
force northwesterlies late Thursday. South of the track, strong to
gale force southeasterly winds will develop this evening and shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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