Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:26 PM NDT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to north 15 to 20 knots Saturday morning.

A few flurries ending Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern section. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:26 PM NDT 27 March 2015

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located southeast of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NDT 27 March 2015 A trough of low pressure southeast of Nova Scotia will track
northeastward to lie just southeast of Newfoundland tonight, where it
will remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast period.
Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure remains nearly stationary
southeast of the marine district. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will persist between these two features trough
Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, the Northern Grand Banks -
southeastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Belle Isle Bank -
northern half.

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