Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 35 overnight and to northwest 50 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to a few flurries Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray ending this morning. Moderate freezing spray beginning this evening becoming severe Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to minus 5 this afternoon then falling to minus 15 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the eastern section. Strong ice pressure developing Monday evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4645N 4640W
to 5035N 4645W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the eastern section.
Strong ice pressure developing Monday evening.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 March 2015

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1007 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 968 mb located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 2 March 2015 A low pressure system developing off the American seaboard is
forecast to deepen as it tracks northeastward to cross Central
Newfoundland tonight, then moves to lie northeast of the Belle Isle
Bank by Tuesday night. Southerly to southeasterly gales will develop
this afternoon over southern waters and spread northward ahead of
this system. Gale to hurricane force westerlies to northwesterlies
will develop over all waters in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force warnings are in
effect for Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Storm warnings are
in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half and the
Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

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