Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 December 2014

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 near noon then diminishing to northeast 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light near noon Saturday.

Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 3 to 4 near noon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Saturday morning and to 1 or less Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 3 tenths of new ice on parts of the north shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4910N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5740W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of new ice on parts of the north shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5300N 5200W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 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 10:00 AM NST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system over Northeastern Newfoundland will track
rapidly northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland tonight. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong
to gale force northerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast - west of Ramea, Northern Grand Banks
and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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