Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 November 2015
Today Tonight and Friday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 this afternoon and to southwest 50 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 late overnight and to southwest 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Friday afternoon.
A few flurries and showers beginning this afternoon changing to rain after midnight then to snow Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 this evening then falling to minus 2 Friday evening.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 November 2015 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5700W to Labrador
near 5430N 5725W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5505N 5920W to 5600N
6035W to 5750N 6140W to Labrador near 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 26 November 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5500N 5430W to 6000N 6000W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 26 November 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 26 November 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1003 mb located over
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 988 mb located over eastern Labrador
At 10:00 a.m. NST today high 1051 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday high 1047 mb located over the southeastern
At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 26 November 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over Northern Quebec will track
northeastward across the Northern Labrador Sea tonight. On Friday,
an elongated trough of low pressure extending from Eastern Quebec to
the Southern United States will slowly approach Gulf waters.
Meanwhile, a very strong area of high pressure will build over the
Grand Banks. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will develop
today between these features and will persist through Friday.
Storm force southwesterlies can be expected tonight over the Strait
of Belle Isle.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Strait of Belle Isle. Gale warnings are in effect for Northeast
Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea - northern half
- East Labrador Sea - southern half
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- 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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