Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 25 late overnight and locally gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast Saturday morning and afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 rising to minus 8 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W 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

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4715N 4700W to 5000N 4545W to 5100N 4545W to 5200N
4645W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar 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 10:00 AM NST 06 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 10:00 AM NST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday high located south of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM NST 6 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move east
of Belle Isle Bank tonight. As a result, gale force northwesterlies
over northeasternmost waters will start to diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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