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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 November 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 after midnight and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow Tuesday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 this evening then rising to zero Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 11 November 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday morning then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 November 2019
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 11 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5600W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4930W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5859W to 6200N 5359W to 5800N 4759W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NST 11 November 2019

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 3:30 PM NST 11 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over central Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 1010 mb located over
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 11 November 2019 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will move east of the
marine district by Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force southerlies
ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies
over most waters in its wake.

A second low will approach from the southwest on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force easterly to southerly winds will develop over southwestern
waters Tuesday afternoon ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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