Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Issued 03:17 AM NST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Wind east 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to east 25 early this morning and to east 15 late this morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 this evening. Wind increasing to west 30 near noon Monday.
Snow or periods of freezing rain ending this afternoon. Flurries tonight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 18 near noon Monday.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5135N 5030W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:17 AM NST 01 February 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 3:00 AM NST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located over the northern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 973 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NST 1 February 2015 A low pressure system over the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence will
intensify as it moves northward across Southeastern Labrador today
and continues into the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force
westerlies will spread across the marine district tonight or early
Monday south of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- 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 - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western 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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