Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 near noon then to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon. Occasional freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 3 rising to minus 1 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern 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 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 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 08:02 AM NDT 29 March 2015

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 3:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located east of Sable Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 991 mb low located over the
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing trough from 990 mb low located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Funk Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NDT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system just east of Sable Island will pass over the
Avalon Peninsula this morning and quickly move east of the marine
district this afternoon. An associated trough over the Grand Banks
will move northwards to the Southern Funk Island Bank this afternoon
before exiting the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will persist southeast of these features until Sunday
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, the Northern Grand Banks -
southeastern half and the Southern 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,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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