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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots backing to southeast 20 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 15 this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Rain this afternoon and tonight. Flurries Thursday. Fog banks forming this evening and dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 April 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 1 tenth rotten first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5014N 6215W to 5005N 6212W to
4950N 6034W to 5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth rotten first-year ice along parts of the
Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 23 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5445N 4940W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northwestern Labrador
Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 997 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1002 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track northeastward
today to lie over Newfoundland by Thursday. Strong to gale force
southerlies can be expected ahead of the low and strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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