Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots except southwest 45 to 55 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 45 to 55 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning and to 6 to 8 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 20.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5200N 5400W to 5200N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 10:00 AM NST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 977 mb located north of the
Port au Port Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 958 mb located near the
Great Northern Peninsula.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 944 mb located over northeastern
Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 14 November 2018 A low pressure system just north of the Port au Port Peninsula will
rapidly deepen as it moves northeastward today. This low will be a
very intense storm as it crosses the Funk Island Bank this evening.
Gale force southeasterly winds will continue to spread across eastern
and northeastern waters ahead of the low today then veer to storm to
hurricane force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane warnings are in effect
for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Marine interests are further advised that a high water level warning
is in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.

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