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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots except northwest 20 over eastern sections today. Wind becoming east 20 Thursday morning then veering to southeast 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Thursday evening.

Rain Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021
Friday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice along parts of the Newfoundland and Labrador coasts. 

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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 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5131N 5647W to
Newfoundland near 5122N 5638W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5552W to
5056N 5455W to 5433N 5235W to 5531N 5332W to 5632N 5601W to 5803N
5731W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice along parts of the
Newfoundland and Labrador coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 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 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 987 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday intensifying low 992 mb located over
New Brunswick.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 21 April 2021 An approaching low pressure system will stall over the Gaspé
Peninsula on Thursday night. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds
will sweep across all waters late Thursday ahead of an intense trough
associated with this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks
and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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