Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 30 near noon except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind diminishing to west 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Flurries Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to zero Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 4945N 5430W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southeastern Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 8 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will move
southeastward across the Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank later
today and into tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop over northern waters later today as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: