Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 late overnight then veering to northwest 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Snow ending this evening. Flurries Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 11 rising to minus 5 this evening then falling to minus 16 to minus 10 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 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 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM NST 28 January 2015 A warm frontal trough, extending from a low pressure system over
Southwestern Nova Scotia, will move slowly northward across
Newfoundland today. Gale force east to northeasterly winds ahead of
this trough will shift to strong to gale force southerlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast and Northeast
Coast - Cape St. John and south.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, the Northeast
Coast - north of Cape St. John and the Belle Isle Bank.

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