Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 27 April 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots with gusts to 30 along the coast. Wind becoming northeast 30 late this evening with gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind becoming northeast 40 Tuesday morning with gusts to 50 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 30 Tuesday evening with gusts to 40 along the coast.

Periods of rain and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 April 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the coast and over the extreme southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the
coast and over the extreme southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5031N 5936W to Newfoundland near 4935N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 27 April 2015

'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 NDT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 988 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 994 mb located over Nova
Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NDT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwestern Grand Banks will track
northwestward to pass over Southern Newfoundland tonight and then
track southwestward towards Nova Scotia Tuesday. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop overnight tonight to the north of the
low as it tracks across Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast and
Funk Island Bank.

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