Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots 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 PM NDT 22 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5040N 5405W to
4905N 5200W to 5125N 5050W to 5450N 5250W to 5630N 5700W to 5705N
5605W 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 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 8:00 PM NDT 22 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 998 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 996 mb located over northeastern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NDT 22 May 2015 An approaching low pressure system currently south of Nova Scotia
will cross Eastern 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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