Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 late this evening with gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast late this evening and overnight. Wind diminishing to north 25 Tuesday morning then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain ending Tuesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 after midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016

'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 8:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 998 mb located over northern
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 984 mb located over eastern Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016 A low pressure system over the northern portions of Gulf - Port au
Port will deepen as it tracks eastward across the gulf this evening,
then moves across Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterly to northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to
gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast and Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

At 8:00 P.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 31.3 degrees north
and 55.2 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 968 MB. It is currently moving
north-northeastward at 3 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 8:00 P.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 33.6
degrees north and 74.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving northwestward at 5 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. At this time,
it is too soon to determine what, if any, impacts it will have on
Canadian waters.

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