Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this afternoon except southwest 35 along the Newfoundland coast tonight. Wind diminishing to west 20 overnight then increasing to northeast 25 Tuesday morning.

Flurries beginning overnight and ending near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 4 to zero this afternoon then falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots veering to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section. 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 5015W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5330N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2018

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 984 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching trough located over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Funk
Island Bank to Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 19 February 2018 An intense low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will move
east of the district today. Gale to storm force northerlies will
diminish over the Southern Grand Banks this afternoon as the low
moves away. Over the Northern Grand Banks, strong to gale force
northerlies associated with this feature will develop later this
morning and ease this evening as the low departs.

A trough of low pressure will approach Gulf waters late today. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies are forecast ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Northeast
Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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