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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots this evening then backing to south 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 near noon Sunday then diminishing to west 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8 rising to minus 5 this afternoon then falling to minus 17 to minus 12 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2023

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2023
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice along the Labrador coast and near Cape Bauld. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5132N 5437W to 5357N 5350W to 5803N 5743W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice along the Labrador coast and
near Cape Bauld.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:50 PM EST 27 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4735W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2023

'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

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2023

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 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
the Great Northern Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 28 January 2023

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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