Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2017
Tonight and Wednesday
Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 this evening then backing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday and to southwest 30 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow or rain beginning Wednesday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending overnight.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 rising to plus 1 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5405W to 4615N 5335W
to 4620N 5245W to 4830N 5055W to 5200N 5025W to 5505N 5250W to 5800N
5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Difficult
ice conditions in the pack ice today and Wednesday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5645W to 4030N 5200W to 4100N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 4910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NDT 25 April 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 EDT 25 April 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 3:30 PM NDT 25 April 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 993 mb located over eastern Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 990 mb located north of
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:19 PM NDT 25 April 2017 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- 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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