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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to west 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 20 overnight and to northeast 40 Monday morning.

Flurries this afternoon and this evening. Snow Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon. Freezing spray beginning Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6 rising to minus 5 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

'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 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

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 3:00 AM NST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough from low located on a
line east-west over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching cold front from low located
on a line north-south over the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing high located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 26 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district tonight
and extend northeastward across Newfoundland Monday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies are expected to develop north of this feature.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the
cold front and shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half, Gulf - Port au Port
- southeastern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf - northwestern half,
Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half, and Belle Isle Bank.

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