Gulf - Port au Port
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018
Ice EdgeIce edge is outside the forecast region.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 997 mb located over southern Labrador
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 990 mb located east
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 997 mb low located over
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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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
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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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