Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 late this morning then diminishing to northeast 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
Snow and fog patches ending near noon. Snow tonight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water occasional freezing spray ending this afternoon. Occasional freezing spray beginning overnight and ending Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 24 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 24 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 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located west of Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located over western Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:48 AM NST 24 February 2017 A low pressure system over Northeast Coast will move eastward to lie
east of Funk Island Bank this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will diminish this evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank - southern
half, and the Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island 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 Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- 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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