Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 near noon with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming west 30 this evening. Wind west 30 Sunday.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 rising to minus 3 to plus 1 this afternoon then falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along the north 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 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the north coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 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 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located over central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 980 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system over Quebec will track eastward across the
Great Northern Peninsula this evening and then move out to sea
overnight and Sunday. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop
over all waters in the wake of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Southern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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