Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 30 near noon then diminishing to west 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to northeast 20 Tuesday evening.
Flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray ending Tuesday morning. Moderate freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.
Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10 falling to minus 20 to minus 15 near midnight.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5510N 5300W to 5605N 5540W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 946 mb located over eastern Labrador
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 950 mb located east of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from James Bay to Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over northeastern Newfoundland.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching warm front located south of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:49 AM NST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will
continue tracking northeastwards to lie east of the Labrador Sea by
this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies associated with
this low will diminish to strong over most waters this afternoon or
As the low departs a trough will develop over the Southern Labrador
Sea and swing across Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm force
west to northwesterlies will develop over northern waters near
On Tuesday, an approaching warm frontal trough will bring gale to
storm force easterlies to southern and Gulf waters by afternoon.
Winds will shift to gale force southwesterlies over southern waters
by Tuesday evening.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Gulf.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea - northern half
- East Labrador Sea - southern half
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northern half
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Ungava - eastern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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