Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 20 late overnight and to north 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.
Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 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 SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over northern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from 1003 mb low located over
the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 17 January 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Newfoundland will track across
the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland today before moving southeastward
across the Grand Banks overnight. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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