Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to east 25 knots this evening then backing to northeast 25 late overnight with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to north 20 Saturday afternoon.

Snow beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 November 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this morning then building to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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 2:25 PM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec near 4920N 6725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 986 mb located over the Gulf
of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 978 mb located near Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM NST 16 November 2018 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters will
diminish this evening as a ridge of high pressure over Newfoundland
moves eastward.

A low approaching Nova Scotia will intensify as it moves to lie over
the Southwest Coast Saturday morning then just east of Funk Island
Bank in the evening. Gale force easterlies will develop over most
waters tonight and Saturday as the low approaches. South of the track
of the low winds will shift to gale to storm force westerlies.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast and the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle,
Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.

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