Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 November 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeast 15 knots except northeast 25 over western sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 early this morning then diminishing to north 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to west 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 November 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning then subsiding to 1 or less this evening. Seas building to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 November 2018
Monday Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5415N 5800W to
Newfoundland 5420N 5755W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5755N 6200W to 6010N
6410W to Newfoundland 6015N 6420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 November 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 17 November 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located northeast of Cape
Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 974 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 17 November 2018 A low currently northeast of Cape Breton Island will track across the
Southwest Coast this morning, crossing Funk Island Bank this
afternoon to lie east of the marine district tonight. Strong to gale
force easterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
westerlies south and west of its track.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast and the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf
waters and Belle Isle Bank.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

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