Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight and to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning and to 1 or less Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 3 tenths of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 978 mb located over southern Labrador
Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 991 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Coast will move
southward tonight and then eastward while weakening on Saturday.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over most
waters today as this system approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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