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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 knots with gusts to 75 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to south 40 this morning and to south 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 this afternoon then increasing to west 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening. Flurries overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 10 to minus 6 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N 6015W
to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to 5011N
5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice south
then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:50 PM EST 17 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2022

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 NST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 980 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today cold front from low located over the
Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday cold front from low located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 18 January 2022 A low pressure system located near the Gaspé Peninsula will move to
lie over the Labrador Sea by Wednesday morning. A cold front
associated with the low located over the Maritimes will move to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland overnight. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the front will veer to strong to gale force
southwesterly or westerly as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Mariners are further
advised a high water level warning is in effect for Southwest Coast
for high tide this morning.

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