Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 early Monday morning and to southwest 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Monday evening.

Rain beginning Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 August 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Monday and to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 4845W to 5030N 4630W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 28 August 2016

'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 8:00 PM NDT 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1013 mb located over
southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Monday deepening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 28 August 2016 A low pressure system over Southern Quebec will deepen as it tracks
eastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Monday evening, then
moves across Newfoundland on Monday night. Strong southwesterly to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies on Monday evening in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port.

At 8:00 PM NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 30.8 degrees north
and 55.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 100 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 962 MB. It is currently moving northwest at
4 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 8:00 PM NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 31.8
degrees north and 70.9 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently
moving west at 8 knots.

The depression is expected to become tropical storm Hermine on
Monday. At this time, it is too soon to determine what, if any,
impacts it will have on Canadian waters.

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