Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 09:24 PM NDT 26 August 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Squall watch in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots with gusts to 40 in squalls. Wind becoming north 25 late overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
Showers and thunderstorms and fog patches ending Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 26 August 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5000W to 5030N 4645W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Watches (In effect)
Squall watch in effect
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 9:26 PM NDT 26 August 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 40 knots, frequent lightning and poor to very poor visibility in thunderstorms heavy at times.
An organized line of thunderstorms is forecast to reach the southern half of the Gulf - Port au Port forecast region by 11:00 P.M. Wind gusts in these storms have the potential to reach 40 knots or higher.
Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway. Delay travel or if underway, reduce speed or return to port if safe to do so. Consider delaying or postponing travel in areas under the Squall Watch.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 26 August 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located from Funk Island Bank to
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 1003 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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