Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice. Strong ice pressure along the Newfoundland coast today continuing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice. Strong
ice pressure along the Newfoundland coast today continuing Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

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 8:00 PM NST 23 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017

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 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 965 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Quebec to the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure slowly builds in from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over
northeasternmost waters through the forecast period between these
features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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

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