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Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 12 November 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots diminishing to southwest 25 after midnight and to southwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain and fog near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 12 November 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5950W to Labrador
near 5335N 6005W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5915N 6325W to 6020N
6415W to Labrador near 6025N 6425W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 12 November 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 997 mb located south of Anticosti
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday deepening low 973 mb located over
central Labrador Coast.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 12 November 2019 A low pressure system south of Anticosti Island will move to lie over
the Labrador Sea by Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterly winds can be expected over northern and western waters
this evening ahead of the low. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force southerlies tonight as the low passes before spreading across
all waters on Wednesday.

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

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