Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending Sunday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 falling to minus 10 to minus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 09 December 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5550N 5955W to 5755N 6120W to 6005N 6345W to 6000N 6300W to 5935N
6155W then northward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5030N 5920W to 5120N
5750W to 5115N 5715W to 5040N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5035N
5725W. Sea ice east and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5100N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 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 - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 10 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 3:00 AM NST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 955 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 953 mb located
northeast of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 10 December 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will drift
slowly northeastward early this morning before stalling northeast of
the district. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected across
northern waters throughout the forecast period. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected over the remainder of the district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, and Southeastern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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