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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then backing to south 25 near noon Saturday.

Showers beginning this morning. Fog patches forming near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the western section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. 

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 EDT 11 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4930N 5509W to 5215N
5245W to 5500N 5345W to 5630N 5715W to 6000N 5915W to 6200N 5615W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6145N 5240W to 6100N 5330W to 6000N
5215W to 5942N 5015W then eastward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the
western section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the
coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:39 PM EDT 11 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4545N 5410W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high 1036 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday high 1039 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NDT 12 April 2024 An intense trough of low pressure over the Gulf of Maine will track
eastward across the Maritimes tonight. Strong to gale southerly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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