Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 near midnight and to light near noon Thursday.
Flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending near midnight.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5600W to 5430N 5645W to
5545N 6000W to 5755N 6120W to 6025N 6410W to 6000N 6300W to 6010N
6220W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening low 972 mb located east of Belle
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low 983 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located from Labrador Coast to
the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM 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. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies over northern waters will slowly diminish
as the low weakens.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
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 Coast, and Belle Isle
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- 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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