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Strait of Belle Isle

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this evening then backing to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 35 Tuesday morning and to south 45 near noon Tuesday. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning overnight changing to rain Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 09 December 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 45 in the morning then veering to west 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 4945N 5405W
to 5010N 5520W to 5310N 5510W to 5505N 5710W to 5615N 6030W to 5750N
6125W to 6025N 6420W then northwestward. Sea ice southwest then west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5145N 5622W to 5145N 5500W to 5230N 5400W to 5445N 5400W to
5800N 5700W to 5900N 5700W to 6000N 5300W to 5800N 4900W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NST 09 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 9 December 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
northern Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating trough located over southeastern
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 9 December 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southeastern Labrador will dissipate
this evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will weaken
tonight.

A second trough of low pressure will approach from the west and move
over Gulf waters early Tuesday. Gale to storm force south to
southwesterlies will develop south of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

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