Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then becoming southeast 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections this evening.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 this afternoon then rising to minus 1 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots increasing to southwest 45.
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W 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 11 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 11 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 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 958 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low 1007 mb located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Labrador Sea will move to
lie east of the Labrador Sea this morning. Gale to storm force
westerlies will gradually diminish as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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