Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 January 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this evening and to light Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 5 rising to minus 4 to minus 1 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 January 2018

Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday morning.

Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along the north coast. 

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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 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First 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
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the north coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W 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 22 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 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 995 mb located over
southwestern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NST 22 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will
gradually diminish overnight into Tuesday as a ridge of high pressure
builds from the southwest.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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