Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this afternoon with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning near noon and ending Thursday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4715N 5100W to 5100N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N
4900W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 37.0N
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday Hurricane Gert 978 mb located at
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of Funk
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017 As of 10:00 A.M. NDT hurricane Gert is located at latitude 37.0 north
longitude 67.4 west, or 414 nautical miles south of Yarmouth. Gert is
moving east-northeastward at 18 knots with a central pressure of 974
Gert is forecast to track just south of the Southern Grand Banks on
Thursday as a transitioning post-tropical system. A brief period of
gale force northeasterlies is forecast to spread over the
southernmost waters ahead of Gert, and then shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. Gert also has the potential to
bring high swells to southeastern coastal Newfoundland.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half and the Southwestern Grand
Banks - southern half.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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