Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries beginning early Saturday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 15 rising to minus 10 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice
except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of
first-year ice in the southern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar 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 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 6 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over northern Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today high located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday high located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM NST 6 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will move
East of the marine district tonight. As a result, gale to
Storm force northwesterlies over northern waters will start
To diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect
For Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in
Effect for Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half and funk
Island bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings
Are in effect for all waters.

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