Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 overnight with gusts to 45 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southwest 35 to 45 near noon Friday.
Snow beginning near noon changing to rain and fog patches overnight and ending near noon Friday.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to plus 3 Friday morning then falling to minus 2 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4945N 5315W to 5000N 5440W to 5035N 5240W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along the Newfoundland coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
'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 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 986 mb located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 967 mb located over Labrador Sea.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NST 24 January 2019 A deepening low pressure system approaching from the southwest today
will track across Central Labrador Friday morning and then move into
the Labrador Sea by Friday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies
will spread across all waters tonight and persist through Friday.
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect all regions
except the Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- 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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