Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 January 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots late this evening and to north 25 Sunday morning.

Flurries ending Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 January 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 969 mb located northeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 970 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 21 January 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Eastern Grand Banks will
continue tracking northwards tonight. Over eastern waters, gale to
storm force northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish to
strong to gale force northwesterlies throughout the day on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except the Gulf
waters and Southwest Coast.

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

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