Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 10:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots backing to north 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Saturday afternoon and to northeast 30 Saturday evening.
Periods of snow beginning this afternoon and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Saturday morning. Freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
8 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 30 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador to Belle
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1002 mb located over the southwestern
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 990 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 990 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM NST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwestern Grand Banks will move
northeastward to pass over the Eastern Avalon Peninsula this
afternoon before reaching the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies north of the low will spread northwards through
the eastern marine district today to reach the Belle Isle Bank by
tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies to the east and southeast
of the low will shift to strong westerlies in its wake.
A second low pressure system will move northward and approach the
marine district late on Saturday. Strong to gale force easterlies are
forecast to develop late Saturday ahead of this feature over
southwestern portions of the marine district.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast - north of
Cape St. John, and the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast and the Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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