Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning then increasing to northeast 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to north 35 to 45 Thursday evening.

Snow ending this evening. Snow beginning Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 November 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 November 2018
Friday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5310N 5545W to 5350N 5525W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 5920N 6250W to 5940N 6200W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5100N 5330W to 5100N 4930W to 5300N 4930W to
5600N 5200W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 993 mb located over the
Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 960 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the low to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located over
Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 21 November 2018 A deepening low over the Southwest Coast of will track northeastwards
today and into Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force south to
northeast winds ahead of the low will shift to gale force west to
southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish tonight as the low
departs.

Meanwhile, a second deepening low pressure system will approach the
Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and track across Newfoundland on
Thursday. Gale force north to northeasterlies will develop on
Thursday west of the low. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead
of the low will shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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