Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Monday morning.

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

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind south 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 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4410N
6000W to 4415N 5715W 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
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4645N 4145W to 4945N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM 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 8:00 PM NDT 29 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NDT 29 March 2015 A trough of low pressure northeast of Funk Island Bank will quickly
move out to sea this evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
south of this feature will diminish this evening as the trough moves
off.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks - southeastern half.

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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