Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 May 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots tonight and Monday.

A few flurries or showers and fog patches ending Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 May 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 May 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4845N 5150W
to 5055N 5415W to 5235N 5215W to 5400N 5225W to 5630N 5700W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Difficult
ice conditions in the pack ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4747N 5637W to 4445N 5600W to 4215N 4930W to 4215N 4800W to 4545N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4830W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6200W to Anticosti Island near 4919N 6200W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 May 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 May 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1008 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday low 1000 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 1008 mb low located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday trough from 1000 mb low located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Labrador
Coast to Funk Island Bank.

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