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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots and locally gusts to 25 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 near noon Monday.

Flurries ending this evening.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 3 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 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 Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 24 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 25 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will gradually track
northeastward and weaken today to sit over Belle Isle Bank this
evening where it will reintensify. Strong to gale force southerlies
ahead of trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies today,
then increase to gale force southwesterlies over Belle Isle Bank this
evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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