Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 24 February 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to variable 15 to 20 knots near midnight and to northeast 25 early Saturday morning except northeast 10 to 15 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening and locally gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast.

Snow ending late overnight. Showers beginning Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 1 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2017
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the Newfoundland 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 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section
and along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located north of Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located over the
northern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight building ridge located over northern
Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 24 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings are ended.

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

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