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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:36 AM NDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 35 this afternoon except west 25 over southern sections. Wind increasing to west 45 this evening except west 35 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to west 35 early Tuesday morning except west 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

Showers or flurries becoming flurries this afternoon and ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections overnight and Tuesday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 to zero overnight then rising to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 20 in the morning and to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 1 tenth rotten first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth rotten first-year ice along parts of the
Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 2:08 PM NDT 22 April 2024

'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 2:08 PM NDT 22 April 2024

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 10:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 996 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 22 April 2024 An intensifying low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore
will intensify as it tracks northeast across Labrador today and
tonight. Gale force west to southwesterly winds will spread across
northern and western waters today and Tuesday with this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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