Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 knots except northwest 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming west 15 this evening then backing to southwest 20 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Low tonight minus 6. High Monday minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 December 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5330W to 4825N
5300W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to
4915N 5320W to 4950N 5405W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5530W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5540W to 5205N
5445W to 5420N 5525W to 5600N 5910W to 5715N 6040W to 5725N 5920W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5200W to 5415N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to
6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday deepening low 999 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 988 mb located south of the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest on Monday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected to develop over
southern waters late in the day on Monday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that the freezing spray warning has
been ended.

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