Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 05 December 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots except northwest 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon except northwest 35 over eastern sections.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

A risk of freezing spray over eastern sections tonight and Tuesday. Freezing spray Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2016

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 December 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 3 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6025N 6410W to
6000N 6300W to 6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5544W to 5145N 5159W to 5500N 5159W to 6000N 5959W to 6100N
5359W to 5700N 4959W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5106N 5848W to 5027N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 05 December 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 05 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 5 December 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 965 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday low 961 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 5 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
continue its slow approach towards the district tonight. Gale to
storm force northwesterly winds are expected to develop over northern
waters tonight as the system draws closer.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle
and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port
and Northeast Coast.

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