Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 early this morning except northeast 15 to 20 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 this evening and to northeast 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers ending overnight. Risk of thunderstorms this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 03:00 AM NDT 16 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 3:00 AM NDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 995 mb low located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 16 August 2018 A trough over the Northeast Coast will slowly move southeastwards
throughout the period. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will
develop early this morning 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 12:30 AM NDT, subtropical storm Ernesto was located near
Latitude 39.7 north and longitude 45.1 west. Ernesto has maximum
sustained winds of 35 knots and is moving northward at about 9 knots
with a minimum central pressure of 1008 MB.

Ernesto is forecast to accelerate northeastward today. 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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