Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 December 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this morning then veering to northwest 25 this evening with gusts to 35 over eastern sections Sunday morning and afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday evening.
Flurries ending near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Occasional freezing spray ending this morning. Occasional freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Sunday evening.
Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5530W to 5345N
5535W to 5600N 5945W to 5715N 6045W to 5800N 5910W then eastward.
Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5030N 5500W to 5130N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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 15 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 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located east of the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located south of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing high located southeast of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NST 15 December 2018 An approaching trough will cross Newfoundland today. Strong to gale
force west to southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to strong
to near gale force west to northwesterlies this evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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