Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots late overnight and to north 25 near noon Saturday.
A few flurries beginning early Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon Saturday.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5140N 5200W
to 5200N 5015W to 5525N 5200W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
8 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3
tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 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 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located north of Belle Isle Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 987 mb located south of the Marine
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 970 mb located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 20 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the marine district will
move to lie over the Southeastern Grand Banks by Saturday morning
before slowly moving eastward out of the district. Gale to storm
force northeasterlies will develop over eastern waters ahead of the
low today and shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Strait of
Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast - north of Cape St.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast.
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
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- 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
- 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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