Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind northwest 25 Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4700W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2017

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 972 mb located over eastern Labrador

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 960 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM NST 16 December 2017 A weakening low pressure system over the Northwestern Labrador Sea
will drift slowly eastward during the forecast period. Strong to gale
force southwesterlies over northern waters will diminish today.

A second intensifying low pressure system will approach from the
southwest to pass just southeast of the Avalon Peninsula this
evening. North of the low, gale to storm force northeasterlies will
shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies. To its south, gale to
storm force southerlies will veer to storm to hurricane force west to
northwesterlies. Winds will diminish to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies by Sunday morning.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for the South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Funk Island Bank and the
Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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