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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 06 March 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late this evening with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast Sunday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 06 March 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to west 20.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Labrador coast. Strong ice pressure along the Labrador coast today and continuing Sunday. 

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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 EST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5207N 5221W to 5532N 5248W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice
including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Labrador coast. Strong
ice pressure along the Labrador coast today and continuing Sunday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 6 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 06 March 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 6 March 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
northern Labrador Coast.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 6 March 2021 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port.

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