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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots veering to southwest 15 early this morning then increasing to south 25 Monday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Monday afternoon except west 25 over southern sections.

Showers or flurries and fog patches ending this morning. Showers or flurries Monday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 April 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning and to 1 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots backing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except consolidated rotten first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 21 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 03:00 AM NDT 21 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located over the northern Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 1000 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 21 April 2024 A low pressure system will develop over the Quebec North Shore Sunday
night and intensify as it moves into Labrador on Monday. Gale force
west to southwesterly winds will spread across Gulf waters and the
strait late Monday with this system.

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

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