Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 January 2017
Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 20 late overnight and to north 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2017
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 NST 17 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1004 mb located east of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 994 mb located southeast of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:02 PM NST 17 January 2017 A low pressure system just east of Newfoundland will move to lie
southeast of the Grand Banks by Wednesday morning. Strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift
To strong to gale force north to northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Southwest Coast - Ramea and
east, South Coast - west of Cape St. Mary's, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast - Cape St. Mary's and east
- South Coast - west of Cape St. Mary's
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern 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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