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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 Thursday morning.

Flurries.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 falling to minus 14 to minus 8 this evening then rising to minus 2 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 08 April 2020
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section. Difficult ice conditions today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4820N 5030W
to 4850N 5005W to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5845W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

8 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the
eastern section. Difficult ice conditions today and continuing
Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:40 PM EDT 7 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4455N 4655W to 4621N 4510W to 4940N
4425W to 5330N 4800W to 5830N 5430W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4904N 5824W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 07 April 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 994 mb located off Labrador Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 999 mb located south of
Lake Melville.

By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight approaching low 991 mb located south of
Sable Island.

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