Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeast 15 knots except west 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 falling to minus 8 to minus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 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 EST 9 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 09 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 3:30 PM NST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 966 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 954 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NST 9 December 2016 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will continue to
intensify as it tracks northeastward to lie northeast of the marine
district by Saturday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are
expected ahead of the low while gale to storm force southwest to
westerlies are expected in its wake over eastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Northern Grand Banks,
and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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

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