Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 15 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then to south 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 45 overnight and to southwest 50 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending this morning. Rain beginning near midnight. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 15 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning and to 5 to 7 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
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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 14 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5000N 5200W to 4930N 4915W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 15 October 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 NDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
southern Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 995 mb located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 966 mb located over southeastern
Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 15 October 2018 A trough of low pressure over Southern Funk Island Bank will slowly
move eastward to lie east of the district this morning. Gale force
westerlies will diminish this morning as the trough departs.

A low pressure system over Quebec this evening will deepen as it
moves to lie over Southeastern Labrador Tuesday evening. Gale to
storm force south to southeasterlies will develop ahead of this
system. Winds are expected to shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and
Southeastern Grand Banks where gale warnings are in effect.

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