Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 this morning then becoming light this afternoon. Wind becoming south 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures near minus 12.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 999 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today low 994 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high 1034 mb located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday high 1024 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will move to
lie southeast of the marine district this morning. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies are forecast in the wake of this
feature. Winds will gradually diminish today as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east, South Coast - west of Cape St.
Mary's, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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