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Strait of Belle Isle

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 November 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight except southeast 45 to 55 over eastern sections Tuesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 45 Tuesday afternoon then veering to northwest 45 Tuesday evening.

Snow or rain beginning near midnight becoming rain and fog patches Tuesday morning then flurries Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 November 2020

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Tuesday morning.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 in the morning and to west 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5605W to 5500N 5715W to
5530N 5930W to 6030N 6405W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 22 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5547W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W to 6100N 5900W to
6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 November 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 10:00 AM NST 23 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 1011 mb located over
southern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 980 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high located over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing high located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 23 November 2020 A low pressure system will track across New Brunswick this evening
and move into the Labrador Sea Tuesday evening. Strong to gale force
south to southeasterlies will develop later today ahead of the low
and will further increase to gale to storm force overnight.
Winds will veer to gale force southwest to northwesterly in the wake
of the low late Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Northeast Gulf and Southwest Coast where gale
warnings are in effect.

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