Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to east 20 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Thursday evening.

Snow beginning late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 8 rising to minus 3 near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N
5325W to 5415N 5325W to 5645N 5650W to 5800N 5720W then
northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice in eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W 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 17 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 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1013 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 995 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high 1032 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing high located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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