Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 08:00 PM NST 11 December 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 near noon Wednesday.
Flurries beginning this evening and ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning near noon Wednesday.
Temperatures minus 5 becoming minus 10 to minus 5 Wednesday morning.
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 8:00 PM NST 11 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 8:00 PM NST 11 December 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday dissipating ridge located over Belle
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 997 mb located 400 miles
east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 958 mb located over the southeastern
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:48 PM NST 11 December 2018 A trough of low pressure will continue drifting southeastward to lie
east of the district this evening. Strong north to northwesterly
winds around the trough will diminish as it pulls away.
A low pressure system developing off Cape Hatteras is forecast to
rapidly intensify into a major storm as it approaches, crossing the
Grand Banks Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night. Gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies will spread across southern and
eastern waters overnight through Wednesday ahead of the low then
shift to gale to storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake.
South of the low, storm to hurricane force southwesterlies can be
expected over the Southeastern Grand Banks Wednesday evening.
Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Southeastern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect
for East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for South
Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.
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 - eastern half
- 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
- Sable - eastern 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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