Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots and locally gusts to 70 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to southwest 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms changing to flurries late overnight.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 1 near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight then building to 5 to 7 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the morning then veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located southwest of Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 959 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 960 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system just southwest of Labrador will move
to lie over Northern Labrador this evening where it will meander
tonight into Friday. A second low pressure system will approach from
the southwest later today. This fast moving low will rapidly
intensify as it crosses the Avalon Peninsula after midnight then
accelerates towards the Labrador Sea on Friday. The two lows will
merge over the Labrador Sea Friday night.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of a trough associated with the
Labrador low shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.
Storm force southerlies will develop this evening to the east of the
second low as it crosses the district. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies can be expected over most waters on Friday in the
wake of both lows.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

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

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