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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northeast 20 this afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening then to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Snow this afternoon and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening. Freezing spray beginning Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 12 rising to minus 10 to minus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 16 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 4 tenths grey ice except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1007 mb located over eastern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 1002 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NST 20 January 2022 A trough of low pressure east of the marine district will depart
further east this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies over
eastern waters will diminish this morning as it moves away.

A low pressure system approaching from the west will track over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence this morning and reach Belle Isle Bank by this
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of
its track.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half,
Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the Grand Banks.

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