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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 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 late overnight. Wind northeast 25 to 35 Monday.

Showers and fog patches ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 11 April 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Monday morning.

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 5 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice in the southern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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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

5 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice in the
southern 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 10:00 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 10:00 AM NDT 11 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 998 mb located over the Burin Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 999 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NDT 11 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Burin Peninsula will move to lie east
of Cape Breton Island this evening and then slowly drift south of the
Grand Banks on Monday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will
remain near stationary over the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force
southeast to northeasterly winds will persist over most waters
between the interaction of these two features.

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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