Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 18 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 40 Friday morning.

Snow and rain ending Friday evening. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 December 2014
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres building to 4 to 6 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of grey ice in bays of northern peninsula. Unusual presence of sea ice along northern peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6005W to 5810N 6115W to 5825N 6100W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 2 tenths of grey ice in bays of northern peninsula. Unusual presence of sea ice along 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 - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM NST 18 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.

Special ice warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 992 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 990 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Friday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 18 December 2014 A low pressure system near Prince Edward Island will track
northeastward across Eastern Newfoundland on Friday morning. 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 the Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast
- west of Ramea, the Northern Grand Banks, and the Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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