Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 February 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to north 20 this morning then backing to west 25 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight and to west 10 to 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 Thursday evening.

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

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 February 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

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 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4920N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4850N 6110W to
4835N 6255W 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 9 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5040N 5725W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 February 2016

'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.

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 February 2016
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located from the
Gulf of St. Lawrence to Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 981 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 973 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 10 February 2016 A trough of low pressure will remain relatively stationary from the
gulf of the St. Lawrence to Funk Island Bank today. Ahead of this
feature, gale force northeasterlies will diminish later today.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system south of Newfoundland will cross the
Avalon Peninsula this morning to lie over Funk Island Bank this
afternoon. 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.

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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