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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast early this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 overnight then veering to west 25 Sunday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 rising to zero Sunday afternoon then falling to minus 10 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 March 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along parts of the Quebec and Newfoundland coasts today and continuing Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. Consolidated
first-year ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along
parts of the Quebec and Newfoundland coasts today and continuing
Saturday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4725N 4645W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 01 March 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located south of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1008 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 2 March 2024 A trough of low pressure east of the Grand Banks will depart the
marine district today. Strong to gale force westerlies winds over
most waters will gradually diminish today over most waters as a ridge
of high pressure builds eastward across the marine district.

A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
northwest on Sunday. Meanwhile, the ridge will become nearly
stationary south of the marine district. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will develop over northern waters Sunday evening
between these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern Grand Banks.

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

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