Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 early this morning and to southwest 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 overnight then backing to southeast 25 near noon Sunday and locally gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries beginning early this morning changing to a few showers near noon and ending this afternoon. A few showers beginning overnight and changing to rain and fog patches Sunday morning and ending Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 6 this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 early Saturday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday and to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2017
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2017

'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 NST 25 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 996 mb located over southern Labrador

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 996 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 25 November 2017 A low pressure system over Quebec will move across Labrador tonight
and into the Northwest Labrador Sea on Sunday. Ahead of this system,
strong to gale force south to southwesterlies will develop over Gulf
waters today and spread to northern waters tonight. Winds will to
diminish Sunday morning as the low moves away from the marine

A second low pressure system will approach Newfoundland from the
south on Sunday and move over Gulf waters Sunday night. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies will develop over most waters in
advance of this low Sunday afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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