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Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming light near midnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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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.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 19 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6030W to Newfoundland near 4901N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 989 mb located east
of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NDT 20 April 2021 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track southeastward
today to lie east of the marine district by this evening. Strong to
gale force northeast to northwesterlies around this system will
diminish tonight as the low moves east of the area and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and
Northern Grand Banks.

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