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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming west 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 late overnight and to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending overnight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 14 to minus 8 this afternoon then rising to minus 5 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5526W to 5123N 5430W to 5426N 5401W to 5803N 5805W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6142N 5807W to 6200N 5747W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 7 tenths new ice
including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4910W to 5020N 4800W to 5215N 4845W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5805N 4545W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 971 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 970 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line
north-south over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday building ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 27 January 2023 A trough associated with an intense low pressure system over Labrador
Sea will continue eastwards across the marine district today. Gale to
storm force southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Winds will ease tonight as a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

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

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