Gulf - Port au Port
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 1:49 PM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeThird 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
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday high located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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