Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 February 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots except northeast 25 along the Quebec coast. Wind becoming southeast 25 late this evening and locally gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southeast 35 Sunday morning and locally gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 Sunday afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 Sunday evening.

Rain or periods of freezing rain beginning late this evening changing to showers and fog banks late overnight and ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 5 overnight then falling to zero Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 February 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 3 to 4 Sunday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 25 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 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 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 25 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 8:00 PM NST 25 February 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located from Quebec to Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will move to lie over Eastern
Newfoundland Sunday afternoon then lie out of the district in the
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of
the trough then shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

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