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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 04 February 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 early this evening then increasing to northwest 45 to 55 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight and to southwest 20 Sunday morning.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 February 2023

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Sunday morning.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 04 February 2023
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths grey ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5309N 5136W to 5455N 5145W to 5634N 5659W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 4 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NST 04 February 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NST 04 February 2023

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 4 February 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 960 mb located over southeastern
Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing low 980 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 4 February 2023 A low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will cross Belle
Isle Bank tonight before moving east of the district on Sunday.
Gale to storm force southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale to storm force northwesterlies over most waters tonight in its
wake, with hurricane force winds expected over Belle Isle Bank.
Winds will diminish to strong westerlies through the day on Sunday as
the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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