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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 near noon Wednesday.

Snow changing to rain and fog patches this morning and ending this evening. Flurries Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 14 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2022
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 20 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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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 1:50 PM EST 17 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W 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 03:00 AM NST 18 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 03:00 AM NST 18 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 3:00 AM NST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 980 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today cold front from low located over the
Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday cold front from low located over eastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 18 January 2022 A low pressure system located near the Gaspé Peninsula will move to
lie over the Labrador Sea by Wednesday morning. A cold front
associated with the low located over the Maritimes will move to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland overnight. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the front will veer to strong to gale force
southwesterly or westerly as it passes.

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, Northern Grand Banks and Southwestern 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, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Mariners are further
advised a high water level warning is in effect for Southwest Coast
for high tide this morning.

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