Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 10 December 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 10 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

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 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4950N
5405W to 5015N 5605W to 5130N 5520W to 5330N 5530W to 5430N 5645W to
5600N 6000W to 6015N 6330W to 6000N 6210W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5037N 5610W to 5045N 5200W to 5500N 5300W to 6000N 5900W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

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 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 10:00 AM NST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary low 960 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 10 December 2016 An intense and slow-moving low pressure system northeast of the
district will maintain strong to gale force northwesterlies over most
waters today and Sunday. The northwesterlies will reach storm force
over northern waters.

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