Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 over western sections this morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 overnight. Wind west 15 to 20 Monday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections today and Monday.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 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 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4630W 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 03:00 AM NST 17 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 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 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 959 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 975 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today dissipating low located over southern
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located west of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 17 December 2017 An intense low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will continue
northeastward today to lie east of Greenland by Monday morning.
A ridge of high pressure will approach the district from the west on
Monday. Gale to storm force northwesterlies in the immediate wake of
the low diminish to strong to gale force between the two features.
Winds diminish to moderate to strong in the vicinity of the ridge on
Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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