Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to south 25 Tuesday afternoon and locally gusts to 35 along the coast Tuesday late in the day.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6 rising to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5400N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 962 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday high located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM NST 18 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary as a ridge of high pressure approaches the district from
the west today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish to
moderate to strong in the vicinity of the ridge.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island
Bank.

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