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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 early this evening. Wind northeast 25 Thursday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme eastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to 5238N
5222W to 5515N 5156W to 5641N 5703W to 6027N 6021W to 6200N 5854W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5522W to 6030N 5359W to 6018N
5056W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme eastern
section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:34 PM EDT 17 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 17 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1007 mb located over the East Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 994 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NDT 17 April 2024 A low pressure system over the East Coast of Newfoundland will move
to lie over Funk Island Bank later this afternoon. A second low
pressure system will develop over the Grand Banks this evening
absorbing the first low. Strong to gale force northerlies will
develop over northern waters this evening and begin to spread
southward Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank - southeastern
half, and the Grand Banks.

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