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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind east 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 20 late this evening then to south 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Wednesday evening.

Flurries Wednesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 5 rising to minus 6 to minus 2 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 February 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 8 tenths grey ice along the coast in the northern section. Consolidated grey-white ice in sheltered bays. 

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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 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths grey ice along the coast in the northern
section. Consolidated grey-white ice in sheltered bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 07 February 2023

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 8:00 PM NST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located southwest of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 984 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 7 February 2023 A trough of low pressure just south of the Grand Banks will remain
nearly stationary this evening before moving east of Funk Island Bank
by Wednesday afternoon. Gale force northeasterlies north of the
trough will give way to moderate to strong southerlies as it passes.

A low pressure system southwest of the Grand Banks will move
northeastward and pass just southeast of the Grand Banks on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast over
southern and eastern waters as it passes by.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island
Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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