Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind backing to west 30 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45.
Friday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the Newfoundland 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 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 EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4805N 6120W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section
and along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 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 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located southeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 27 February 2017 A trough of low pressure well east of the marine district will
continue out to sea this evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are
forecast in its wake.

A second trough of low pressure approaching from the west will cross
Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead
of the trough shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind
it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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