Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 March 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon and locally gusts to 35 along the coast this evening. Wind becoming northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Monday afternoon.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending late overnight.

Risk of freezing spray tonight. Risk of freezing spray Monday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 March 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the western and southern sections. Strong ice pressure developing along the Newfoundland coast this afternoon and continuing Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5115W to 4615N 4615W to 4720N 4405W to 4905N 4640W to 5235N
4855W to 5505N 5150W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice in the western and southern sections. Strong
ice pressure developing along the Newfoundland coast this afternoon
and continuing Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 971 mb located over
southeastern Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 24 March 2019 An approaching trough will cross northern waters tonight. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port and Belle Isle Bank.

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