Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 14 December 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to southwest 45 Friday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northwestern sections overnight and Friday.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 December 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight then building to 5 to 7 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the morning then veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4730W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 14 December 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM NST 14 December 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 956 mb located over
northern Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 994 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 956 mb located over northeastern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NST 14 December 2017 An intense low pressure system over Northern Labrador will slowly
meander tonight into Friday. A second, fast moving low pressure
system over the Laurentian Fan will rapidly intensify as it crosses
the Avalon Peninsula after midnight then accelerates towards the
Labrador Sea on Friday. The two lows will merge over the Labrador Sea
Friday night.

Over northwestern waters, strong to gale force southwesterlies will
persist tonight. Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force
southwesterlies will increase to storm force southerlies this evening
to the east of the second low. Gale to storm force southwesterlies
can be expected over most waters on Friday in the wake of both lows.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

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