Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 27 May 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 May 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 May 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4845N 5150W
to 5055N 5415W to 5235N 5215W to 5400N 5225W to 5435N 5500W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern
section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4747N 5637W to 4445N 5545W 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 27 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 - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 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 8:00 PM NDT 27 May 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1006 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 1009 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 1006 mb low located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from 1009 mb low located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from
Labrador Coast to Funk Island Bank.

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