Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon then increasing to west 25 Thursday evening.

A few flurries changing to snow near midnight then to a few flurries Thursday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray ending near midnight. Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 rising to minus 1 Thursday morning then falling to minus 6 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 17 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 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1013 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 995 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high 1032 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing high located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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