Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
7 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9
tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice in the
northeastern section. Strong ice pressure along the Newfoundland
coast today continuing Tuesday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2017
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.
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 965 mb located
southeast of Greenland.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Quebec to the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:51 PM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure slowly builds in from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over
northeasternmost waters through the forecast period between these
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
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
- 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
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- 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
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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