Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 30 this morning then diminishing to north 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to north 10 to 15 Wednesday morning and to light Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 12 to minus 8 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W 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 16 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 03:00 AM 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 3:00 AM NST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located over the western Strait
of Belle Isle.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1003 mb located over the southeastern
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough from 1003 mb low located over
the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM NST 17 January 2017 A low pressure over the Western Strait of Belle Isle will track
across Northern Newfoundland early this morning then across the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland later today before moving
southeastward across the Grand Banks overnight. 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 the
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast,
South Coast, and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- 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
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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