Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late overnight then increasing to south 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Showers ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 NDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday weakening low 1010 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching ridge located from Labrador
to Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 18 October 2017 A cold front over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cross the Southern
Grand Banks tonight. Winds will increase to strong southwest ahead of
the front and strong to gale force northwest behind it.

A trough of low pressure will approach Gulf waters late Thursday.
Winds will increase to strong to gale force southwest ahead of the
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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