Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 late overnight and to northeast 30 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 Friday afternoon.
Snow beginning this evening and ending Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight and ending Friday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
9 tenths of first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4705N 5258W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4500W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 23 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located over the northern
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 983 mb located northeast of
the Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 995 mb located over the Gaspe
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday departing low 996 mb located east of Funk
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM NST 23 February 2017 A low pressure system over the Northeastern Grand Banks will move
away to the east later today. Over southeastern waters, gale force
northwesterlies behind the low will diminish as it moves away today.
A second low pressure system will approach from the west today and
tonight. The low will track eastward across Northern Newfoundland
Friday morning, then move east of the district later in the day.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies can be expected south of the
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.
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 - northwestern half
- Funk Island Bank - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Ungava - eastern half
- 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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