Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 25 knots backing to south 20 near midnight then to southeast 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday. Wind becoming light Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 3 rising to minus 2 near noon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4410N
6000W to 4415N 5715W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice
except 9 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in
the extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4645N 4145W to 4945N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 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 3:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
the southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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