Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots with gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming east 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming south 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Flurries or showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots in the morning then backing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019

'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 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 979 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 987 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NDT 22 March 2019 A trough over the Labrador Sea will continue to move eastwards
tonight to lie east of the district Saturday morning. Strong to gale
force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will diminish over
northern waters near midnight.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system will track northeastwards over the
Maritimes tonight. Strong to gale force easterly winds over southern
waters will spread across all waters ahead of the low tonight.
Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force southerlies will
persist on Saturday as the low begins to track northeastwards into
the Labrador Sea.

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

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