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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 11 April 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 overnight. Wind northeast 25 to 35 Monday.

Rain or snow changing to showers early this morning and ending overnight. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 11 April 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 11 April 2021
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 10 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 10 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4933N 5430W to 5121N 5243W
to 5457N 5112W to 5551N 5257W to 5630N 5625W to 5803N 5751W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 10 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4735N 5243W to 4740N 5045W to 5140N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5709W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5702W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 11 April 2021

'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 11 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Avalon Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 999 mb located east of Cape Breton
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:41 AM NDT 11 April 2021 A trough of low pressure extending from the Southeastern Grand Banks
to Northeast Gulf will strengthen into a low pressure system this
afternoon and move to lie east of Cape Breton Island this evening.
Strong to gale force southeast to northeasterlies over eastern waters
will spread over the gulf today as the low strengthens. Gales will
spread over the Southwest Coast on Monday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis and south
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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