Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this morning and to southwest 35 this afternoon and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 after midnight and to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 Thursday afternoon and to southwest 35 Thursday evening.
Flurries today tonight and Thursday afternoon.
Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 rising to minus 2 Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4820N 4505W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5900W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.
4 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over Northern Quebec will cross Labrador
today to lie over Belle Isle Bank tonight. Over northern waters
moderate to strong westerlies will increase to strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.
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