Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 20 near noon then to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight and to light near noon Wednesday.

Flurries ending this afternoon.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 overnight then rising to plus 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 6015N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday weakening low 999 mb located southeast
of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 21 November 2017 A deepening low pressure system will track northward to the east of
the marine district today then retrograde westward to lie just off
the eastern edge of Funk Island Bank tonight. The low will then
weaken as it drifts southward on Wednesday. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will develop over eastern waters today as the low
strengthens east of the district. Winds will gradually diminish on
Wednesday as the low weakens.

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

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