Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 45 knots diminishing to north 30 this evening and to north 15 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.
Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less 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 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5430N 5500W to 5700N 5930W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice near the east coast of Labrador and in bays of 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 10:00 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.
Special ice warning ended
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over northeastern
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 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM NST 19 December 2014 A low pressure system over Northeastern Newfoundland will track
rapidly northeastwards to lie southeast of Greenland 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 Southwest Coast - west of Ramea, Northern Grand Banks
and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort
- 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
- 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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