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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening and to southwest 35 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries ending this morning. Showers overnight and Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday morning and dissipating Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots increasing to south 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N
5930W to 4718N 6010W to 4818N 6235W to 4915N 6037W to 4933N 5903W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the
Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024

'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 3:00 AM NST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 999 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying low 985 mb located over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 975 mb located over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building high located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday high located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 27 February 2024 An intense low pressure system moving northeastward across Quebec on
Wednesday, and an area of high pressure to the south of the marine
district will cause strong to gale force southwesterlies to develop
between these two features on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
and Funk Island Bank.

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