Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 40 this morning then diminishing to north 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Saturday morning and to light Saturday afternoon.
Snow ending this evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 falling to minus 4 Saturday morning.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6005W to 5810N 6115W to 5825N 6100W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Open water except 2 tenths of grey ice in bays of northern peninsula. Unusual presence of sea ice along northern peninsula.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
'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.
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 991 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located southeast
At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:59 AM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will track northeastward
across Eastern Newfoundland this morning, then move rapidly away from
the marine district to lie southeast of Greenland by tonight. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong
to gale force northerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southwest Coast - west of Ramea and the Northern
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- 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 - northern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- 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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