Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots this morning then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Wednesday morning. Freezing spray Wednesday afternoon and evening.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 falling to minus 15 to minus 7 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4849N 6145W to 5052N 5740W to
Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the Quebec coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:10 PM EST 30 January 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4800W to 5040N 4655W to 5815N 5630W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1018 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1002 mb located over the Avalon
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM NST 31 January 2023 A trough of low pressure stretching across the Grand Banks will move
southeast of the district later today. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will diminish to light to
moderate in its wake.
An intensifying low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine will track
northeastward crossing the Avalon Peninsula overnight before moving
east of Funk Island Bank Wednesday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop ahead of the low then shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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