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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Flurries ending Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 3 tenths grey ice in a few sheltered bays along 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths grey ice in a few sheltered bays along
the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 978 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 21 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track
across the Grand Banks later today. Gale to storm force east to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to storm to hurricane
force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force warning is in
effect for Southwestern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank, and Belle Isle Bank.

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

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