Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 20 late this evening then diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections tonight. Freezing spray Thursday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 to zero falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice in bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W 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 new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice in bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 28 January 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 NST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from Nova Scotia to Funk
Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 1004 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NST 28 January 2015 A warm frontal trough extending northeastwards from a low pressure
system over Nova Scotia will move northeastwards to exit the marine
district on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies northwest
of this trough will diminish this evening.

Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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