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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday morning then increasing to west 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 18.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 5 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice in the northern section. Consolidated grey ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5535W to 5155N 5330W to 5520N 5435W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice in the northern section.
Consolidated grey ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 January 2020

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 8:00 PM NST 20 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM NST 20 January 2020 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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