Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 15 this evening then diminishing to light near noon Thursday.

Flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Labrador marine weather areas Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Cartwright Airport CFB Goose Bay Hopedale Mary's Harbour Nain Airport Saglek Tukialik Bay Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Makkovik Airport
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N
5645W to 5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to
6025N 6230W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5551W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5047N 5900W to 5015N 5835W to Newfoundland near 5023N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 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 10:00 AM NST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening low 971 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday weakening low 982 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 7 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move very
slowly eastward and weaken over the next couple of days. Gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish as the low
weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, 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,
Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

Atlantic - Labrador Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: