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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots veering to southwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Showers changing to flurries this evening and ending Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 14 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday 4 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2024

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2024

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.

Warnings (Ended)

Ice pressure warning ended

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NST 29 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will sweep
across the marine district today and tonight. Strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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