Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to west 25 late this evening then backing to southwest 25 late overnight with gusts to 35. Wind southwest 25 with gusts to 35 Friday.

Showers ending late this evening.

Risk of freezing spray Friday evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 4 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 November 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to south 35.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to Labrador near 5455N 5755W. 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 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 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 8:00 PM NST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 984 mb located over southwestern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located over northern Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 November 2017 An intense low pressure system located over Southwestern Belle Isle
Bank will turn northwestward tonight and move across the Labrador Sea
on Friday. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will persist on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and Southwestern
Grand Banks.

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