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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 January 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind south 55 to 65 knots with gusts to 85 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 after midnight and to southwest 25 to 35 Friday morning. Wind becoming west 25 Friday afternoon.

Rain changing to flurries Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 5 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 3 tenths new ice along the Quebec coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5044N
5740W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice along the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 26 January 2023

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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 26 January 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 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 978 mb located over
Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 970 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:03 PM NST 26 January 2023 A deepening low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
northeastward over Central Labrador then the Labrador Sea on Friday.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Hurricane force
southerlies can be expected over Gulf - Port au Port this evening.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Gulf - Port au Port. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except the Grand Banks where gale warnings are
in effect.

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.

Higher than normal water levels are possible tonight along the
southwest and west coasts of Newfoundland and coastal areas of the
Strait of Belle Isle.

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