Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 November 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northeast 20 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 15 near midnight then veering to northwest 20 Sunday morning.

Snow ending this morning. Flurries overnight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Sunday.

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


Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 November 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon and to 1 or less this evening. Seas building to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM 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 27 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 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 03:00 AM 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 3:00 AM NST 28 November 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland to Prince Edward Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.
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 low 996 mb located over central
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 28 November 2015 An elongated trough of low pressure extending from the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland to Prince Edward Island will slowly slide
southeastward across the district today. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of this trough will shift to strong
northerlies behind it.

Additionally, 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

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank - northern
half, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks - northwestern 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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