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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 14.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along parts of the Newfoundland coast today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4925N 5118W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along
parts of the Newfoundland coast. Consolidated first-year ice along
parts of the coasts. Strong ice pressure along parts of the
Newfoundland coast today and continuing Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 961 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 20 February 2024 An intense low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary southeast
of Greenland. As a result, strong to gale force westerlies are
expected over most waters through the majority of the forecast
period. Winds will diminish late Wednesday as a ridge approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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