Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late overnight then increasing to southwest 30 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 Wednesday evening.
Periods of snow beginning Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 2 near noon Wednesday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
today and continuing Tuesday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 28 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.
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located east
of the Great Lakes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:50 AM NST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Funk Island Bank will move eastward
to lie out of the district by this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it. Winds will begin to diminish late today
and tonight as a ridge of high pressure crosses the district.
On Wednesday a low pressure system will approach from the Great Lakes
region to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Wednesday evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast to develop ahead of
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank
and Northern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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