Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 45 knots with gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight.

Rain and fog patches ending late overnight. Flurries beginning near noon Friday.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to zero Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 December 2014
Tonight and Friday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 December 2014
Saturday Wind west 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

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 25 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 25 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 25 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 25 December 2014 A trough of low pressure associated with an intense low pressure
system will move across the Gulf of St Lawrence tonight and across
Newfoundland Friday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of this feature will shift to strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies over western waters on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Funk Island Bank - southeastern half and the Grand
Banks.

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