Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries late overnight and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to zero overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 November 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N
5530W to 5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near
5510N 5930W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5920N 6340W to 5945N
6340W to 6030N 6405W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located over Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 984 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 20 November 2017 A developing low pressure system will track just south of the Grand
Banks this evening then intensify as it tracks east of the district
overnight into Tuesday. The low will continue to deepen as it begins
to retrograde westward to lie just off the eastern edge of Funk
Island Bank Tuesday night. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over eastern waters on Tuesday as the low strengthens east of the
district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern
Grand Banks.

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