Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light early this evening then increasing to west 15 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 20 Sunday morning.

A few flurries beginning near midnight and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 8 to minus 3 near noon Sunday.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 November 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 November 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 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 28 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5400W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 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 3:30 PM NST 28 November 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located from the Avalon Peninsula
to Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Strait of Belle Isle.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located over central
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NST 28 November 2015 A sharp trough of low pressure will move southwards across the
Labrador Sea tonight through Sunday. Strong to gale force westerlies
will develop over northernmost waters ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

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

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