Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots with gusts to 40 increasing to northeast 40 Tuesday morning with gusts to 50 then diminishing to northeast 30 Tuesday evening.

Drizzle changing to rain overnight. Fog banks.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 Tuesday morning then subsiding to 1 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice along the Labrador coast. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4805N 5250W to 4445N 4910W to 4540N 4655W to
5510N 5315W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice along
the Labrador coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015

'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 3:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over northwestern
Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 995 mb located over Nova
Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 986 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NDT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system will approach Newfoundland from the southeast
today before taking a westward turn towards the Maritimes late
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop overnight
tonight to the north of the low as it tracks across Newfoundland.

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

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