Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming west 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 Wednesday afternoon.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray ending this afternoon. Occasional freezing spray beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5 rising to minus 8 to minus 3 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming west 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in a few bays along the Quebec coast and near Stephenville. 

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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 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in a
few bays along the Quebec coast and near Stephenville.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W 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 16 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 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1013 mb located southwest of the
Avalon Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 1008 mb located northeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over the northern Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 16 January 2018 A low pressure system will cross the Avalon Peninsula from the
southwest this morning and the Northern Grand Banks later today.
Strong to gale force easterlies ahead of the low will shift to
southwesterly gales to its south. Strong to gale force northerlies
are expected in the wake of this feature. Winds will diminish tonight
as the low moves away.

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

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