Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 this afternoon and to northeast 30 this evening and locally gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to east 25 late overnight and to east 15 Sunday morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Snow tonight and Sunday with a risk of freezing rain. Flurries beginning Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 5 rising to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 31 January 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 10:00 AM NST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 991 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday deepening low 985 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move northeastward
across the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and across Southeastern
Labrador on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will
spread across the marine district today and tonight ahead of this
feature. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in the
wake of this system on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Southwest Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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