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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35 this morning then becoming southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light overnight then becoming west 15 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Flurries overnight and Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2020

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Wednesday.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2020
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 November 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 3:00 AM NST 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 958 mb located over eastern Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 955 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday high located over the southern Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough located over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NST 25 November 2020 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will move
to lie east of Greenland by this evening. Over Belle Isle Bank storm
to hurricane force northwesterlies give way to gale force west or
northwesterlies elsewhere. Winds will gradually diminish today as the
low continues to move away and a ridge of high pressure approaches
from the west.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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