Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southeast 35 late overnight and locally gusts to 45 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming northwest 40 near noon Thursday.

Rain beginning late overnight and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots backing to southeast 25.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening low 1005 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 990 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:34 AM NST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system just east of the Funk Island Bank will weaken
as it drifts southeastward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
over eastern waters will gradually diminish today as the low weakens.

An intense low pressure system will then approach from the southwest
tonight and track northeastward over the gulf Thursday. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low Thursday morning.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that there is potential for high
waves and pounding surf along the Southwest Coast near noon and into
the afternoon on Thursday which may result in minor coastal flooding.
Please monitor future forecasts for updated information.

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