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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 05 December 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 6 rising to minus 6 to minus 2 Monday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 December 2021

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight then subsiding to 1 or less Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 December 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind light increasing to north 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 December 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5642W to 5414N
5714W to Labrador near 5422N 5749W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5452N 5812W to 5611N
6031W to 5718N 6100W to 5954N 6343W to Labrador near 6014N 6422W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5106N 5546W to 5130N 5430W to 5400N 4945W to 5530N 4930W to 5745N
5715W to 6100N 5940W to 6205N 5355W to 5910N 4710W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5651W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5639W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 05 December 2021

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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 5 December 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching trough located over the Gaspe

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 5 December 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the west on
Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop Monday
evening ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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