Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 December 2014

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 20 Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 8 to minus 4 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 December 2014
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 December 2014
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 35 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5100N 5710W to 5120N 5650W to 5140N 5600W to Labrador near 5200N 5550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5040N 5605W to 5100N 5540W to 5210N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 5700N 6000W to 5800N 5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5235N 5300W to 5235N 5130W to 5400N 5200W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 December 2014

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 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located east of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 22 December 2014 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle and the Belle Isle Bank.

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