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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 25 knots early this morning and to south 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 after midnight then veering to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday evening.

Flurries changing to rain this evening and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 14 November 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

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

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Friday and to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6010W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5615N 6120W to 5635N
6045W to 5755N 6130W to 6025N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4800W to 5200N 4645W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located near New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over eastern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 15 November 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west today before
crossing Newfoundland tonight. Gale force southerlies will develop
ahead of this feature this afternoon and will spread across all
waters tonight and Saturday. Winds will shift to gale force west to
northwesterlies on Saturday in the wake of this feature.

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

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