Gulf - Port au Port
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 960 mb located over southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks - northwestern half
- Northern Grand Banks - southeastern half
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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