Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this morning and to west 25 this afternoon.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures minus 17 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2015
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on the Newfoundland coast north of Port Au Port Peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4600N 5630W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on the
Newfoundland coast north of Port Au Port Peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5253W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4700W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 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 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 967 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 997 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 997 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 996 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will continue away
from the region this morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
over northern waters will diminish this morning.

A second low over will cross the Grand Banks today. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies to the north of the low's track will veer to
gale force southwesterlies south of it.

A third low approaching from the Labrador Sea will move east of the
district on Saturday. Strong to gale force westerlies will spread
over northern waters on Saturday behind this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half, Funk Island Bank - northeastern
half and the Southern Grand Banks.

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

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