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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 February 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northeast 20 over northern sections overnight and Monday. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 Monday afternoon then veering to south 25 Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections overnight and Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 8 to minus 3 overnight then rising to zero Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 February 2020
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 February 2020
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4515N 6040W to 4530N 5740W to 4710N 5815W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5242W to 4735N 4705W to 4910N 4600W to 5400N 5000W to 6230N
5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 February 2020

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 8:00 PM NST 23 February 2020 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located east of Funk Island Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 1006 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 23 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will depart east of the
district tonight. Strong southwesterlies are expected ahead of the
trough over most waters while strong to gale force northwesterlies
are expected in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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