Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight.

A few flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to minus 1 near noon then falling to minus 10 overnight. Temperatures rising to minus 2 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice along the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice along the
Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015

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 NDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 996 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1010 mb located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday intensifying low 996 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 18 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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