Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 18.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2015
Monday Wind south 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 35 knots increasing to northwest 50.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4700W
to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 February 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 28 February 2015 A trough of low pressure east of Belle Isle Bank will move out to sea
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies over northern waters behind
this system will diminish overnight.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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