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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 18 January 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near midnight then veering to northwest 20 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 18 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2022
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday 4 tenths grey ice except 7 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths grey ice except 7 tenths grey ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 8:00 PM 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 8:00 PM NST 18 January 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 980 mb located near Lake Melville.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 983 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight cold front from low located on a line
north-south over the South Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday cold front from low located east of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 18 January 2022 A low pressure system located near Lake Melville will move to lie
north of the Labrador Sea on Wednesday. A cold front associated with
the low located over the South Coast of Newfoundland will move to lie
east of the marine district Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the front will veer to strong to gale force
southwesterlies or westerlies as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand
Banks. Gale warnings are in effect all remaining waters except Strait
of Belle Isle - western half, and the Gulf 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.

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