Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 January 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Sunday afternoon and to east 35 to 45 Sunday evening and locally gusts to 65 along the coast.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow beginning Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 11 rising to minus 10 to minus 3 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northeast 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths grey ice near the Quebec coast and along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey ice near the Quebec coast and along
parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 983 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing low 972 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from 982 mb low located
east of Newfoundland.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 988 mb located near
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 19 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will
move to lie south of Greenland on Sunday. Gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies will gradually diminish overnight and Sunday as the
low moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches from the
Maritimes.

A second intensifying low pressure system will approach
The Maritimes Sunday evening. Strong to gale force east to
southeasterlies will develop Sunday afternoon over southern and Gulf
waters ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Gulf - Port au
Port, Southwest Coast and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis
and south and the Southern Grand Banks.

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