Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 November 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Thursday afternoon except northeast 25 over western sections.
Rain and fog patches beginning Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 5 Thursday morning.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to Labrador near 5455N 5755W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NST 22 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 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening low 1005 mb located east of the
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 1008 mb located east of
the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday intensifying low 988 mb located south
of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 978 mb located over the Gulf of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:36 PM NST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks will weaken as it
drifts southeastward this evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over eastern waters will gradually diminish tonight
as the low weakens and pulls away.
An intense low pressure system will then approach from the southwest
tonight and track northeastward over the gulf Thursday. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low Thursday morning
veering to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Marine interests are also advised that there is potential for high
waves and pounding surf along the Southwest Coast late morning and
into the afternoon on Thursday, which may result in minor coastal
flooding. Please monitor future forecasts for updated information.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- 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
- 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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