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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 March 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots with gusts to 45 along the Quebec coast late this afternoon and this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 Saturday morning then backing to southwest 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to zero Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 March 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 March 2024
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast and consolidated grey-white ice in sheltered bays along the Newfoundland 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 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W 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 consolidated first-year ice along parts of the
Quebec coast and consolidated grey-white ice in sheltered bays along
the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar 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 3:30 PM NST 01 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 01 March 2024

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 3:30 PM NST 1 March 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located southwest of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NST 1 March 2024 A trough of low pressure east of the Grand Banks will continue to
track eastward. Strong to gale force westerlies are expected to
persist over most waters in its wake. Gales are forecast to ease
throughout the day on Saturday as a ridge of high pressure approaches
from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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