Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Risk of freezing spray today. Freezing spray along the Quebec coast late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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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 EST 5 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5544W to 5145N 5159W to 5500N 5159W to 6000N 5959W to 6100N
5359W to 5700N 4959W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5106N 5848W to 5027N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2016

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 3:00 AM NST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 6 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue its slow approach towards the district this morning. Gale to
storm force northwesterly winds are forecast to persist over northern
waters today through Wednesday. Winds are expected to slowly diminish
Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle
- eastern half and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port
and Northeast Coast.

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