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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except northwest 35 over eastern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then backing to south 25 overnight. Wind increasing to south 35 Friday evening.

Flurries ending this morning. Flurries beginning overnight and changing to rain Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 3 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 November 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 5615N 6120W to 5640N
6045W to Labrador near 5700N 6120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third 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 13 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5045N 4830W to 5145N 4715W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 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 3:00 AM NST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 962 mb located over central Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 960 mb located north of
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 14 November 2019 An intense low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea will
continue to move northeastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies
south of the low will gradually diminish today as the low moves away.

A trough will to approach from the west on Friday. Strong to
Gale force southerlies are expected to develop ahead of the trough
late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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