Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast late this afternoon and this evening. Wind west 25 Monday.

A few flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2018
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon then becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY 9 TENTHS NEW ICE INCLUDING 3 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 JANUARY 2018 TODAY TONIGHT AND MONDAY

Ice Edge

ICE EDGE ESTIMATED FROM NEWFOUNDLAND NEAR 4835N 5300W TO 4935N 5320W
TO 5025N 5525W TO 5035N 5230W TO 5430N 5220W TO 5720N 5735W TO 5800N
5750W THEN NORTHWARDS. SEA ICE WEST OF THE ICE EDGE.

Ice Coverage

9 TENTHS NEW ICE INCLUDING 3 TENTHS GREY ICE EXCEPT 9 TENTHS GREY
ICE INCLUDING 3 TENTHS GREY-WHITE ICE IN THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN
SECTIONS.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5325N 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 3:30 PM NST 21 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 3:30 PM NST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 974 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary low 968 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will move to lie
southeast of Greenland by Monday morning where it will remain nearly
stationary. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies can be
expected over the next couple days until the low gradually weakens
and a ridge builds from the west.

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

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

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