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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 this evening then becoming north 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending Saturday morning. Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 15 to minus 10 overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less near midnight then building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind northeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 in the morning then increasing to southwest 45 to 55 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 January 2022

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located off
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching low 969 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM NST 28 January 2022 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western and northern waters
today ahead of a trough of low pressure approaching from the west
will diminish tonight as the trough dissipates over Western

A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras this evening will rapidly
intensify overnight and Sunday as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard
to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Sunday evening. Gale to storm
force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most waters
later on Sunday well ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast and Southwestern
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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