Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 veering to northwest 25 this evening with gusts to 35 and backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to south 20 Saturday morning then increasing to south 35 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries beginning Saturday morning changing to showers Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Risk of freezing spray tonight and Saturday morning.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 this evening then rising to plus 5 Saturday evening.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5500N 5745W to Labrador near 5505N 5900W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NST 24 November 2017
'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 3:30 PM NST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 976 mb located over northwestern
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 977 mb located north of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located west of Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:14 PM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system located over the Northwest Labrador Sea will
continue moving northwards tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will persist tonight as the low departs and as a
trough passes over northern waters. Winds are expected to diminish
early Saturday morning as a ridge builds in from the west.
Gale force southerlies will develop over western and northern waters
on Saturday as a second low pressure system approaches from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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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