Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to northwest 15 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except consolidated first-year ice in some bays of the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in some bays of the
Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 29 April 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 978 mb located over southern Labrador
Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 991 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Coast will move
southward tonight and then eastward while weakening on Saturday.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over most
waters today as this system approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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