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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 near midnight and to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Thursday afternoon then backing to north 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Periods of snow Thursday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight. Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 falling to minus 18 to minus 14 this evening then rising to minus 2 Thursday afternoon. Temperatures falling to minus 10 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 4 tenths grey ice except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths grey ice except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 1010 mb located over Northeast Gulf.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 19 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will move east of
the district tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies behind the
trough will diminish as it moves away.

On Thursday a low pressure system approaching from the west will
track over the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the morning and reach the
Belle Isle Bank by evening. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies will develop ahead of its track.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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