Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon and locally gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 overnight then increasing to southwest 25 near noon Monday.

A few showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 May 2015
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in strips and patches in the extreme southeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5050N 5305W to
5440N 5200W to 5615N 5700W to 5710N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in strips and patches in the extreme southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 994 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today building ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 24 May 2015 All gale warnings have been ended.

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