Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming northwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to west 20 Tuesday afternoon.
Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4557N 5947W to 4620N 5930W
to 4845N 6230W to 5000N 5845W to 4730N 5940W to Newfoundland near
4711N 5528W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths
first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 9 plus tenths
grey-white ice in along parts of the coast of Port Au Port Bay.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast. Strong
ice pressure in the pack ice in Port Au Port Bay easing midday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 8:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023
'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.
Ice pressure warning in effect
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 20 March 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 975 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 975 mb located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM NDT 20 March 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will slowly
track eastward away from the marine district by late Tuesday. Gale to
storm force westerlies over all waters will diminish to strong
northwesterlies as the low departs.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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