Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 December 2014

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then becoming north 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to west 15 Monday morning then increasing to west 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 35 Monday evening.

Periods of snow changing to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 4 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 December 2014
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 December 2014
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6200W to 4645N 6345W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4810N 6445W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4905N 6635W to 4940N 6635W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4905N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Fifth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W to 5045N 5730W to 5100N 5710W then northward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5325N 5605W to 5200N 5200W to 5200N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to 5630N 5200W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 December 2014

'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 3:30 PM NST 28 December 2014

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 3:30 PM NST 28 December 2014 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 998 mb located over the western Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 994 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located near the
Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 28 December 2014 As a low pressure system develops over the Labrador Sea on Monday,
winds over of the Gulf of St Lawrence will strengthen to gale force
Monday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Belle Isle
Bank.

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