Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NST 08 February 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this evening and to northeast 30 Tuesday morning.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 10 to minus 5 Tuesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 8 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NST 08 February 2016
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 3:30 PM NST 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 978 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 979 mb located south of Newfoundland.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough from 978 mb low located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from 979 mb low located on a line
east-west over the northern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:29 PM NST 8 February 2016 An intense low pressure system south of Nova Scotia and an associated
frontal trough lying south of the Grand Banks will track
northeastward to cross Southeastern Newfoundland on Tuesday evening.
Gale to storm force east to northeasterlies will develop over most
waters this evening into Tuesday morning ahead of this system and
shift to gale force southwesterlies to its south.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southwest Coast, South Coast, and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except the
Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Ungava - eastern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- 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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