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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 16 January 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight and to southeast 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 6 Monday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2022
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths grey ice except 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5023N 5447W to 5415N 5324W to 5630N 5652W to 5803N 5738W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths grey ice except 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice in the northern section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 16 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 January 2022

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 January 2022 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 968 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 972 mb located near Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 995 mb located near Cape
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 982 mb located over Maine.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 16 January 2022 A low pressure system just northeast of Belle Isle Bank will continue
to move tonight towards Greenland. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will gradually diminish tonight as the low pulls

A second low will approach from the southwest on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop over southeastern waters
ahead of the low late Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northern Grand Banks and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

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