Gulf - Port au Port
Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 near midnight then to southeast 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Saturday evening.
Flurries changing to rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending near midnight.
Temperatures minus 11 to minus 3 rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gulf - Port au PortIssued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the southern Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:55 AM NST 13 December 2019 A trough over the South Labrador Sea will move southeastward across
the northern marine district today. Gale force westerlies over
northeastern waters will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies as the trough passes. Winds will diminish early on
Saturday as the trough departs to the east.
A second trough will approach from the west on Saturday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough over
southwestern waters late in the period.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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