Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 13 December 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind north 20 knots backing to northwest 15 this morning then increasing to west 25 this evening. Wind west 25 Friday.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending near noon. Freezing spray beginning this evening.
Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 6 Friday evening.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5625W to 5025N
5605W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5925W to 5805N 6135W to
5800N 6015W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 950 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 955 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday high located south of the Maritimes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM NST 13 December 2018 An intense low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will continue
to track northeastwards today. Storm to hurricane force northerlies
will diminish to gale force northwesterlies early this morning as the
low moves away from the district. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure
over New England is expected to drift eastwards and strengthen south
of the Maritimes. Consequently, strong to gale force west to
northwesterly winds will persist over all waters between the high
pressure and the departing low.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.
A storm warning is in effect for Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are
in effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast 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, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
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
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- 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
- 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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