Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 November 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to east 25 this evening. Wind backing to northeast 25 overnight with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to north 20 Saturday afternoon.

Snow beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 November 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this morning then building to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to to
New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to New Brunswick near 4805N 6545W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 966 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located near Long Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 985 mb located near Cape Breton
Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 16 November 2018 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
gradually diminish today as an intense low pressure system well east
of the marine district continues to move away.

A second low developing off the American East Coast will intensify as
it moves to lie over the Southwest Coast Saturday morning then just
east of Funk Island Bank in the evening. Gale force easterlies will
develop over most waters tonight and Sunday as the low approaches.
South of the track of the low winds will shift to gale to storm force
westerlies.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Coast, East Coast and the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle,
Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

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