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Gulf - Port au Port

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning and to northwest 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 December 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2023
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 40 to 50.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4614N 6417W to
4649N 6445W to 4727N 6441W to 4827N 6405W to Quebec near 4845N
6410W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4845N 6751W to 4951N
6624W to Anticosti Island near 4945N 6414W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4952N 6343W to
5002N 6322W to 4952N 6128W to 5001N 5941W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5400W to 5630N 5400W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2023

'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 NST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today merging low 970 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today merging low 940 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 938 mb located east
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 8 December 2023 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will merge with a deep low
east of the Belle Isle Bank. The resulting low will remain
quasi-stationary east of the marine district throughout the forecast
period. Strong to gale force north to westerlies will persist over
all waters today and tonight. On Saturday, winds over eastern waters
will increase to gale to storm force northwesterlies while winds over
western waters begin to diminish.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

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