Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30 this morning and to south 35 this afternoon and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 after midnight then becoming variable 15 to 20 Tuesday morning.

Rain beginning this morning. Fog banks forming this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 near noon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 June 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4706N 5508W to 4615N 5330W to 4500N 4700W to 4515N 4530W to 4800N
4500W to 5700N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6023W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018

'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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today splitting low 999 mb located over northern
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday deepening low 990 mb located near
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 1018 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating low located south of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NDT 18 June 2018 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will split into two lows
tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over all
waters tonight and Tuesday as the southern low deepens and crosses
the northern marine district.

The two lows will merge back into one low pressure system late on
Tuesday over the Labrador Sea, with winds diminishing to strong
westerlies in its wake Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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