Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 08:00 PM NST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 45 Saturday evening.
Flurries ending Saturday morning. Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Risk of freezing spray this evening. Risk of freezing spray Saturday afternoon and evening.
Temperatures minus 7 to minus 3 falling to minus 15 to minus 10 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 8:00 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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northeastern 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
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching low 969 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:58 PM NST 28 January 2022 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western and northern waters
this evening 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 Saturday as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard
to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Saturday evening. Gale to storm
force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most waters
later on Saturday 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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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