Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 25 April 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 20 knots with gusts to 30 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 after midnight then becoming south 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 20 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches beginning Thursday evening.

Low tonight minus 1. High Thursday plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 April 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5345N 5230W to 5625N 5735W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 25 April 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1004 mb located over the East Coast
of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday low 994 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 25 April 2018 A low pressure system developing over the Eastern United States will
move northeastward, crossing New England on Thursday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will develop over western waters on Thursday
ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port.

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