Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 November 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Showers or drizzle and fog patches ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 November 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5620W to 5345N 5610W to
5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near 5510N 5930W.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5100N 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 3:30 PM NST 18 November 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 990 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary trough from low located
over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over southwestern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NST 18 November 2017 A developing low pressure system over the Northern Grand Banks will
move to lie east of Funk Island Bank tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will continue to spread across the Grand Banks
tonight in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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