Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to south 25 knots this morning with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming west 30 this evening. Wind west 30 Sunday.

Snow beginning this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 3 to plus 1 this afternoon then falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning and to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along the north coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the north coast.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 982 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 986 mb located over western Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 982 mb located off the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 20 January 2018 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue eastward
into the Atlantic today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over
eastern waters will subside this morning as it recedes.

A low pressure system over Western Quebec will track eastward across
the Great Northern Peninsula this evening and then move out to sea
overnight. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over all
waters in the wake of this feature.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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