Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon and to light overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Flurries ending this evening. Flurries and showers beginning Thursday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray along the Quebec coast this morning.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 rising to plus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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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 EST 6 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5900W to 5015N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5023N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 965 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 980 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island
Bank.

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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