Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light becoming south 10 to 15 knots this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Flurries beginning this afternoon and ending Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 5 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2017
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5240N 5025W to 5535N 5155W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today high 1023 mb located over western
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday high 1021 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 984 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 19 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the Maritimes will move
to lie just south of the Grand Banks late Friday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop over southern waters overnight and
Friday as the low approaches.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand
Banks.

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