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Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late overnight then veering to southeast 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries ending overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 2 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 February 2021
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern section and along the Newfoundland coast. 

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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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the
southwestern section and along the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 8:00 PM NST 28 February 2021

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 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 998 mb located south of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 984 mb located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system south of the Avalon will move to lie east of
the Grand Banks Monday evening. Southeasterly gales ahead of the low
will shift to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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