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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to north 35 near midnight then backing to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending this evening. Flurries overnight and Tuesday.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 April 2021
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 1 tenth first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4959N 5552W to 5359N 5240W
to 5541N 5328W to 5612N 5633W to 5803N 5748W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 18 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4919N 5815W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 992 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 984 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today dissipating low 992 mb located over eastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 19 April 2021 An intensifying low pressure system east of the marine district will
track northeast to lie over Funk Island Bank tonight and Tuesday.
Strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies will develop over
northern waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and
Northern Grand Banks.

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