Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to west 25 Friday afternoon.
Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray along the Quebec coast this morning. Freezing spray tonight and Friday.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 1 falling to minus 12 to minus 5 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice along the coast in the Quebec coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 03:00 AM NST 11 February 2016
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 3:00 AM NST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today disturbance located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 991 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:58 AM NST 11 February 2016 A trough of low pressure is expected to approach the southern marine
district early on Friday. As the trough tracks through the Southern
Grand Banks, an intense but localized low pressure system is forecast
to develop within it. A small area of gale force southwesterly winds
is expected to develop just south of the low with the potential to
produce wind gusts nearing storm force. The low will quickly exit the
marine district by Friday evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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