Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late this evening then increasing to northeast 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 late overnight except northeast 15 to 20 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 Thursday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 15 August 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 15 August 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4742N 5246W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4515W to 4700N 4515W to 5100N
4800W to 5700N 5400W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5156N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 15 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 997 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 990 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 997 mb low located over
southeastern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NDT 15 August 2018 A trough extending from a low over the South Labrador Sea will
approach the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop overnight in its wake over western
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.

At 06:30 PM NDT, subtropical storm Ernesto was located near
Latitude 39.0 north and longitude 45.7 west. Ernesto has maximum
sustained winds of 35 knots and is moving northward at about 8 knots
with a minimum central pressure of 1008 MB.

Ernesto is forecast to accelerate northeastward on Thursday.
This track keeps Ernesto southeast of the Grand Banks and is not
expected to have any impacts on the marine district.

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