Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light except northeast 25 knots over western sections late overnight. Wind becoming northeast 25 early Saturday morning then diminishing to north 15 Saturday evening.

Periods of snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 November 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25.

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located off the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 987 mb located over Nova
Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 978 mb located near Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 16 November 2018 An approaching low currently over Nova Scotia will intensify as it
moves to lie over the Southwest Coast Saturday morning then just east
of Funk Island Bank in the evening. Gale force easterlies will
develop over most waters tonight and Saturday as the low approaches.
South of the track of the low winds will shift to gale to storm force
westerlies.

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.

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