Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light Tuesday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice in the north 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 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W 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 7 tenths of grey-white ice in the north section
and along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 20 February 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 3:30 PM NST 20 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1007 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1000 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM NST 20 February 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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