Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 December 2014

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice near the east coast of Labrador and in bays of northern peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice near the east coast of Labrador and in bays of northern peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5330N 5230W to 5600N 5230W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 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.

Warnings (Ended)

Special ice warning ended

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 December 2014
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 980 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

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 Statement

Issued 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.

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