Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight. Wind light Thursday.

Periods of rain or freezing rain changing to showers this morning and ending this evening. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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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 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5110N 5440W to 5340N 5210W to 5455N 5230W to 5540N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace
of old ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4430N 5700W to 4300N 5000W to 4300N 4800W to 4415N
4330W to 4515N 4300W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating trough located over eastern
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1006 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1006 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

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