Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots Wednesday morning.

A few flurries beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015
Thursday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section and along Newfoundland coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4835N 5305W to 4550N 4655W to 4730N 4530W to
4820N 4745W to 5455N 5300W to 5555N 5630W to 5755N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the
northeastern section and along Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4515N 4700W to 4500N 4500W to 4615N 3800W to 4730N
3730W to 5030N 3915W to 6000N 5500W.

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

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 981 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 990 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
western Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NDT 21 April 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary east of the Grand
Banks today, then weaken and move away from the marine district on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northerly winds are expected over
eastern waters near the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks - eastern half and the Southeastern Grand
Banks eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Funk Island Bank
- eastern half, Northern Grand Banks - western half and the
Southeastern Grand Banks - western half.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank - western half.

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