Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this morning then backing to east 15 to 20 overnight. Wind backing to northeast 25 near noon Saturday then increasing to northeast 35 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning near noon. Fog banks forming overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 after midnight and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northeast 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 EDT 20 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 October 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 3:00 AM NDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday deepening low 984 mb located over New

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday intensifying trough from low located
over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NDT 21 October 2016 A low pressure system developing along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard will
deepen as it moves to lie over Southern Quebec late Saturday.
A trough extending east of the low will intensify as it approaches
the district from the south Saturday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies developing north of trough veer to strong to gale
force southerlies south of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf - northwestern
half, Gulf-Port au Port - northwestern half, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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