Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 this morning then to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain beginning near midnight. Fog patches forming Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5325W to 5155N 5220W to
5210N 5340W to 5305N 5210W to 5430N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4145N 5145W to 4145N 4915W to 4600N
3715W to 4730N 3715W to 5300N 4445W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 983 mb located over central Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 997 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 996 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system over the Central Labrador Sea will track slowly
northeastward across the East Labrador Sea today. Strong to gale
force westerlies over northernmost waters south of the low will
diminish by noon as the low moves away.

A second low pressure system is expected to approach from the
southwest today, crossing Central Newfoundland tonight. The low will
continue northeastward across the Belle Isle Bank on Saturday. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong
to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Gulf -
Port au Port.

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