Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 28 March 2015
Tonight and Sunday
Wind light increasing to north 20 knots near midnight then backing to northwest 15 Sunday morning. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray overnight and Sunday morning. Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.
Temperatures minus 10 to minus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W 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.
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 BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 8:00 PM NDT 28 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 992 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 990 mb located east of the Avalon
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 992 mb low located over the
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough from 990 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Funk Island Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:53 PM NDT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will pass just southeast
of the Avalon Peninsula Sunday morning and quickly move east of the
marine district by Sunday afternoon. A trough extending northeastward
from the low will remain nearly stationary over the Grand Banks
tonight before moving northeastward with the low on Sunday. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies will persist southeast of these features
until Sunday evening.
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 Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- 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 - northwestern half
- Funk Island Bank - southeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks - northwestern half
- Northern Grand Banks - southeastern half
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern 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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