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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming light near midnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers or flurries Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 April 2021
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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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 EDT 19 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5531W to 5440N 5233W
to 5546N 5325W to 5621N 5607W to 5803N 5731W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 19 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6030W to Newfoundland near 4901N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 981 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary low 989 mb located east
of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Gulf - Port au Port.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NDT 20 April 2021 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track southeastward
today to lie east of the marine district by this evening. Strong to
gale force northeast to northwesterlies over northern waters ahead of
this system will spread southeastward today.

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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