Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 near noon then backing to north 20 overnight. Wind backing to northwest 15 near noon Thursday then increasing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.
Flurries ending this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning near noon and ending near noon Thursday. Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.
Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 falling to minus 15 to minus 10 Thursday morning then rising to minus 10 to minus 5 Thursday evening.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to 4930N
5410W to 4935N 5420W to 4945N 5435W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5625W to
5025N 5605W to 5130N 5515W to 5340N 5515W to 5630N 6020W to 5805N
6135W to 5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the
Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5110N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5500N 5000W to 5730N
5700W to 6000N 5900W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NST 12 December 2018
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located over Belle
At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 985 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 950 mb located east of the Grand
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM NST 12 December 2018 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia is forecast to rapidly
intensify into a major storm as it crosses the Grand Banks this
afternoon and tonight. Gale to storm force east to northeasterlies
will spread across southern and eastern waters ahead of the low today
then shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies tonight in
its wake. Storm to hurricane force southwesterlies can be expected
over the Southeastern Grand Banks this evening, shifting to hurricane
force northerlies over the Eastern Grand Banks before morning on
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks and Northern Grand Banks.
Storm warnings are in effect for East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, Funk Island Bank and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for South Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
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