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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 this evening and to northeast 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Sunday morning then increasing to south 35 to 45 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to southwest 45 to 55 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning this evening and changing to showers Sunday morning then to flurries Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight. Risk of freezing spray Sunday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10 rising to plus 4 Sunday morning then falling to minus 6 Sunday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Monday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 990 mb located off Cape
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 969 mb located over
southwestern Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NST 29 January 2022 A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras will rapidly intensify today
as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard, crossing the Maritimes tonight.
The low will continue northeastward across Southeastern Labrador on
Sunday to lie over the South Labrador Sea by Sunday evening. Gale to
storm force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most
waters later today ahead of this low and shift to gale to storm force
southwesterlies on Sunday as the low tracks to the north.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are further advised high waves, pounding surf and
elevated waters levels are expected during high tide on Sunday
morning along south and east-facing coastlines from Port aux Basques
to Placentia Bay.

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