Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 November 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 this morning then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 35 Friday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 Friday evening.

Flurries ending this morning. A few showers beginning this afternoon and changing to rain after midnight.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 rising to plus 5 this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 November 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 November 2015
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to north 25.
Monday Wind northwest 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 25 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5430W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 November 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 26 November 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1006 mb located near
James Bay.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 989 mb located over eastern Labrador

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high 1049 mb located off Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday high 1047 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 26 November 2015 An intensifying low pressure system will track northeastward through
Northern Quebec today and across the Northern Labrador Sea tonight.
On Friday, an elongated trough of low pressure extending from Eastern
Quebec to the Southern United States will slowly approach Gulf
waters. Meanwhile, a very strong area of high pressure will build
over the Grand Banks. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will
develop today between these features and will persist through Friday.
Storm force southwesterlies can be expected tonight over the Strait
of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Strait of Belle Isle. Gale warnings are in effect for Northeast
Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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