Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots near noon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning.
Flurries and a few showers beginning this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 rising to plus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 3 Friday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 980 mb located east of Belle
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 983 mb located east of Belle
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 992 mb located over
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:56 AM NST 8 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind the low over northern waters will diminish
A second low will approach from the southwest tonight, tracking just
southeast of the Avalon Peninsula early Friday morning. The low will
then intensify as it tracks northeastward across Funk Island Bank on
Friday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the low while strong to gale force southwest to westerlies are
expected in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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