Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind east 10 to 15 knots backing to northeast 20 early this morning then to north 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning this morning and ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 05 May 2016
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern and eastern 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 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4905N 5230W to
5025N 4830W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northern and eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4215W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5130N 5728W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 994 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 1006 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 994 mb low located on a line
east-west over the South Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough from 996 mb low located east of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located over Belle Isle Bank.

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