Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 December 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 December 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM NST 06 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 3:30 PM NST 06 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 3:30 PM NST 6 December 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 959 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM NST 6 December 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
remain nearly stationary tonight then move slowly eastward on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds are forecast to
persist over northern waters through Wednesday. Winds are then
expected to slowly diminish Wednesday night.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle
- eastern half 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
and Northeast Coast.

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