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Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Thursday morning and to southwest 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Rain ending overnight. Flurries Thursday. Fog banks forming this evening and dissipating overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over southeastern sections. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon and to 1 or less this evening then building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 1 tenth rotten first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5014N 6215W to 5005N 6212W to
4950N 6034W to 5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea
ice north 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 24 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5445N 4940W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 24 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 24 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Sable Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 997 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1000 mb located over Anticosti
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 1004 mb located over
the Strait of Belle Isle.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NDT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system south of Sable Island will track northeastward
to lie over Southern Labrador Sea by Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southerlies can be expected over eastern waters as the low
tracks northward.

A second low will develop over Anticosti Island Thursday morning and
track through the gulf before merging with the first low Thursday
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop over Gulf
waters Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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