Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to east 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Sunday afternoon then veering to southwest 35 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow and freezing rain beginning this evening changing to showers and fog banks Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 7 rising to plus 5 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Labrador marine weather areas Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Cartwright Airport CFB Goose Bay Hopedale Mary's Harbour Nain Airport Saglek Tukialik Bay Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Makkovik Airport
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2017

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 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Northeast Gulf.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located over the northern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located from Quebec
to Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and
sweep across the district on Sunday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force southwesterlies to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

Atlantic - Labrador Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: