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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to north 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8 rising to minus 8 to minus 2 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 February 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 5 tenths grey ice near parts of the Quebec north shore. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4538N 6452W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4543N 6215W to 4635N
6150W to 4650N 6339W to 4800N 6300W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5045N 5740W to 4815N 5945W to 4722N 5923W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths grey ice near parts of the Quebec north
shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 February 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 February 2023

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 3:00 AM NST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located southeast of
Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 5 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over eastern waters will move out to sea
today. Gale to storm force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies over most waters in its
wake, with hurricane force winds expected over Belle Isle Bank.
Winds will diminish to strong westerlies through the day today as the
trough moves away.

A second trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight
and sweep across the marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will spread across all waters later today and tonight
ahead of the trough. Winds will diminish to moderate to strong north
to northwesterlies on Monday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for South
Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank and the Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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