Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice in the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 03:00 AM NST 23 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 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 969 mb located southeast
of Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 996 mb located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Quebec
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure stalls west of the district. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist over northeasternmost waters
through the forecast period between these features.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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