Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to north 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Tuesday morning. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 5 overnight then falling to minus 10 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice in the eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

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 3:30 PM NST 16 January 2017

'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 3:30 PM NST 16 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located from Banquereau to Labrador
Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1004 mb located west of Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1004 mb located off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 PM NST 16 January 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the west will track across
Northern Newfoundland overnight then move off the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland on Tuesday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Northeast Coast.

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

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