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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming east 25 near noon then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 35 late overnight then backing to north 35 to 45 Sunday afternoon.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this afternoon then building to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas building to 7 to 9 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth 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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

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 - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located over western Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 986 mb located over
Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 972 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 988 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 955 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 23 January 2021

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