Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 February 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 15 this morning then increasing to southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 35 this evening then diminishing to west 25 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Monday evening.

Rain changing to flurries near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 12 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice in bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice in bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:17 AM NST 01 February 2015

'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 03:17 AM NST 01 February 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 NST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located over the northern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 973 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 1 February 2015 A low pressure system over the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence will
intensify as it moves northward across Southeastern Labrador today
and continues into the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force
westerlies will spread across the marine district tonight or early
Monday south of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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