Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 February 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 20 knots backing to west 25 near noon then diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Thursday morning then increasing to west 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. A few flurries beginning Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 February 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4940N 5820W to 4910N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4835N 6130W to
4810N 6300W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W 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 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W 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 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 976 mb located over the East Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 973 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:52 AM NST 10 February 2016 A trough of low pressure lying across the Gulf of St. Lawrence and
Funk Island Bank will track northeastwards away from the marine
district tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are to the
northwest of this feature.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system over the East Coast of Newfoundland
will cross the Funk Island Bank this afternoon and continue out to
sea tonight. Gale to storm force south to southwesterlies are
forecast to develop to the southeast of the low with gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, and
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John.

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

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