Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 20 knots with gusts to 30 along the Newfoundland coast today and tonight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along parts of the southern shore. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4830N 5015W
to 5345N 5230W to 5630N 5800W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
parts of the southern shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4659N 5255W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4630W to 4615N 4515W to 4730N
4430W to 4815N 4430W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5059N 5853W to Newfoundland near 5019N 5731W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

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