Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 25 knots except east 35 over western sections. Wind becoming southeast 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning.
Snow beginning late this morning changing to rain this afternoon then to flurries Thursday morning. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating early Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 4 this evening then falling to minus 1 Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5535W to 5305N 5520W
to 5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 5955N 6320W to 6030N
6235W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 7 tenths of new ice along parts of the Labrador
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5430N 4700W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 979 mb located over
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over western Labrador.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday approaching low located southwest of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:48 AM NST 13 December 2017 An intensifying low pressure system over Southern New Brunswick will
move to lie over Western Labrador tonight, then remain nearly
stationary on Thursday. Gale force southeasterlies will spread over
most waters today ahead of the low, and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.
On Thursday a second low approaching from the southwest will track
over the Southwestern Grand Banks in the evening. Southerly gales are
expected ahead of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - southern half
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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