Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the southern and eastern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the southern and eastern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

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 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 964 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 995 mb located over
southwestern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 22 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will
gradually diminish overnight into Tuesday as a ridge of high pressure
builds from the southwest.

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

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

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