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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 07 March 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast today. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight then veering to northwest 10 to 15 Monday morning.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 March 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. Bergy water except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Labrador coast. Strong ice pressure along the Labrador coast easing overnight tonight. 

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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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5203N 5143W to 5534N 5214W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Bergy water except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths
first-year ice along the Labrador coast. Strong ice pressure along
the Labrador coast easing overnight tonight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 6 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 07 March 2021

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 10:00 AM NST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located over southern Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line east-west over
the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM NST 7 March 2021 Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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