Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 April 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this evening then veering to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 near noon Saturday.

Periods of freezing rain changing to showers and fog patches late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in freezing rain and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 April 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Special ice warning in effect. 3 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 and southern sections. Difficult ice conditions along the coast of Newfoundland today easing Saturday afternoon. 

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4735N 5135W
to 5045N 5135W to 5155N 4935W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

3 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
and southern sections. Difficult ice conditions along the coast of
Newfoundland today easing Saturday afternoon.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4535W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4500W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Apr Quebec near 5021N 6239W to
Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti Island near
4910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 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 10:00 AM NDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
central Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

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