Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 35 knots this evening and to southeast 45 late overnight with gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast overnight and Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow beginning this evening changing to rain late overnight and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to plus 5 Wednesday morning then falling to zero Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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
Open water except 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the north coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 3:30 PM NST 23 January 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located northeast of
the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:28 PM NST 23 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today as a ridge of high pressure builds in over
Newfoundland. Strong west to northwesterlies between these two
features will continue to diminish as the ridge becomes the dominant
Another low is expected to track through the Gulf of St. Lawrence on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop tonight
ahead of the low and veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies in
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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