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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon then to southeast 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 late overnight and to southeast 40 early Tuesday morning.

Snow beginning overnight changing to rain and fog patches Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to plus 2 near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice except 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice near the Labrador coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5031N 5513W to 5138N 5407W to 5344N 5424W to 5532N 5638W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice except 9
tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice near the Labrador coast.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 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 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over New
England.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 978 mb located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 17 January 2022 A deepening low pressure system located over New England will track
through the Maritimes tonight before moving into Labrador by Tuesday
afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are forecast as the
low passes west of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank. Additionally, a high water level warning is in
effect for Southwest Coast for high tide Tuesday morning.

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