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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to east 15 this evening. Wind east 15 Wednesday.

Periods of rain and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 March 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2020
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 7 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4710N 4920W
to 4825N 4850W to 4935N 5010W to 5255N 5040W to 5530N 5310W to 5630N
5700W to 5800N 5740W then northward. Sea ice north then west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

7 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today
and continuing Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 31 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4600N 5205W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4400W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 31 March 2020

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020

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 3:30 PM NDT 31 March 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NDT 31 March 2020 A trough of low pressure over the East Coast will move slowly
westward to lie over the Gulf of St Lawrence Wednesday afternoon.
Strong to gale force north to northeasterlies are forecast west of
this feature tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Gulf - Port au Port.

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