Gulf - Port au Port


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon except northeast 30 with gusts to 45 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 near midnight. Wind northwest 35 Wednesday.

Rain or snow changing to flurries late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 2 falling to minus 3 Wednesday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5500N 5500W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 December 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 10:00 AM NST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 976 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 973 mb located over Funk Island

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 18 December 2018 A low pressure system stalled over the Cabot Strait will begin moving
eastward and cross Southeastern Newfoundland tonight. The low will
again stall northeast of Newfoundland on Wednesday and deepen.

A swath of gale force southeasterlies to northeasterlies across most
of the district today ahead of the low will diminish to moderate to
strong southerlies over most waters. Winds will reintensify to gale
force west to northwesterlies tonight into Wednesday behind the low
and further increase to storm force over the Northeast Coast late

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

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