Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to light after midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

High today minus 2. Low tonight minus 7. High Tuesday minus 2.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots backing to northwest 35.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs east of the western
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 March 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 999 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 994 mb located off the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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