Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 November 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to west 20 this evening then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Thursday morning and to southwest 40 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending Thursday morning. A few showers beginning Thursday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 4 Thursday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 November 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Thursday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 November 2015
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25.

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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 3:30 PM NST 25 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 3:30 PM NST 25 November 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1010 mb located near James Bay.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 996 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high 1044 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday high 1050 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 25 November 2015 A low pressure system is expected to move northeastward through
Northern Quebec on Thursday while a ridge of high pressure builds
over the Grand Banks. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will
develop throughout the day on Thursday between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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

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