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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 this afternoon and to south 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Monday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending this afternoon. Showers Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 5 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5213N
5203W to 5510N 5227W to 5648N 5644W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5259W to 6047N 5402W to 5849N
5033W to 5830N 4859W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of
the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 13 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4550N 5410W to 4530N 4810W to 4625N 4635W to 5025N
4625W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024

'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 10:00 AM NDT 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NDT 14 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Cabot Strait will continue to
gradually track eastward throughout the forecast period. Strong to
gale force south to southeasterly winds ahead of the trough will
shift to strong southwesterlies in its wake on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters,
Southwest Coast, and Northeast Coast.

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