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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 late overnight then diminishing to south 25 near noon Sunday. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 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 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5213N
5203W to 5510N 5227W to 5700N 5730W to 5945N 5900W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6155N 5254W to 6101N 5312W to 5938N
5115W to 5840N 4909W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 12 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4530N 5430W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 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 13 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 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today high 1039 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing high 1038 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Maritimes will continue to
gradually track eastward today. Strong to gale force southerly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough.

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

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