Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then becoming northwest 10 to 15 late overnight.

Temperatures minus 13 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system approaching Newfoundland from the west will
cross Southeastern Newfoundland this afternoon to lie east of Funk
Island Bank by tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast for southern and eastern waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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