Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots Tuesday morning and to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 April 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 April 2015
Wednesday Wind east 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the 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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4515N 5950W
to 4430N 5905W to 4435N 5730W to 4645N 5705W to 4720N 5745W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3615W to 4700N
3615W to 5000N 3745W to 5130N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 20 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 978 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 984 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NDT 20 April 2015 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will track slowly
northeastward tonight and Tuesday. Gale to storm force northerly
winds are expected over eastern waters near the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks - eastern half and the Southeastern Grand Banks
eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Funk Island Bank -
eastern half, Northern Grand Banks - western half and the
Southeastern Grand Banks - western half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank - western half.

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