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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray Friday.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 falling to minus 12 to minus 8 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.
Monday Wind north 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice along parts of the
Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located northeast of the Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 993 mb located over
southeastern New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 973 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system northeast of the marine district will continue
to depart today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish
as the low departs.

A second low pressure system over Southeastern New Brunswick will
deepen as it tracks across Southeastern Newfoundland tonight and
moves to lie east of the marine district on Friday. Strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Northeast
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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