Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 this morning then backing to south 25 this afternoon except variable 10 to 15 over western sections overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain and fog banks beginning this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 June 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 June 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5125N 5700W to
Newfoundland near 5120N 5640W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5550W to
5100N 5400W to 5330N 5230W to 5500N 5300W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 June 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4706N 5508W to 4615N 5330W to 4500N 4700W to 4515N 4530W to 4800N
4500W to 5700N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6023W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 18 June 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today splitting low 999 mb located over northern
Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday deepening low 990 mb located near
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 1018 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating low located south of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NDT 18 June 2018 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will split into two lows
tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over all
waters tonight and Tuesday as the southern low deepens and crosses
the northern marine district.

The two lows will merge back into one low pressure system late on
Tuesday over the Labrador Sea, with winds diminishing to strong
westerlies in its wake Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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