Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 03 December 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning except northwest 25 over eastern sections.

A few flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5545W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to Labrador near 5425N 5750W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5455N 5800W to 5535N
5940W to Labrador near 5745N 6145W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5900N 6310W to 5910N
6305W to 6020N 6410W to 6045N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5544W to 5230N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to
6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 3 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located south of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 987 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 990 mb low located on a line
east-west over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM NST 3 December 2016 A low pressure system just south of the Avalon Peninsula will
continue moving very slowly southeastward to lie over the Southern
Grand Banks by this evening. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds
the wake of this system will persist until this evening over western
waters and continue into Sunday over southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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