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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 03 February 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots backing to southwest 35 to 45 late overnight then increasing to southwest 45 to 55 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming northwest 45 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray becoming severe overnight.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 February 2023
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 8 tenths grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 8 tenths grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 3 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4855N 4840W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 03 February 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 03 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 8:00 PM NST 3 February 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 952 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 3 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Northeast Coast will continue
northward across Belle Isle Bank overnight to lie north of the marine
district by Saturday morning. Gale to storm force south to
southeasterlies are expected ahead of the trough with gale to storm
force westerlies in its wake.

Late on Saturday, a low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will
move southward into Belle Isle Bank. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies are expected over western waters late in the period
behind the low.

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

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