Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 November 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 this evening.

A few flurries ending near noon. A few flurries beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 2 to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 November 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5430N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 November 2015

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 30 November 2015 A sharp trough of low pressure will move southwards across the
eastern marine district today. Strong to gale force westerlies will
develop over northeastern waters ahead of this feature, then
Diminish tonight as it departs.

A second trough approaching from Quebec will cross the northern
marine district on Tuesday. Southwesterly gales will redevelop over
northern waters ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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