Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 6 tenths of grey ice in the north section. 

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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 EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths of grey ice in the north section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 25 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over western Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1008 mb located south of
Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday deepening low 992 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NDT 25 March 2017 A low pressure system south of Banquereau will track eastward to
cross the Southern Grand Banks tonight. As it moves just east of the
Grand Banks, it will become nearly stationary and rapidly intensify.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over southern and
eastern waters behind this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the Southern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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