Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Wind east 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 this evening. Wind increasing to west 30 near noon Monday.
Snow or periods of freezing rain ending this afternoon. Flurries tonight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.
Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 18 near noon Monday.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5140N 5005W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 plus tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice and along the Labrador coast today and Monday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.
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 01 February 2015
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 Isle - eastern halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 01 February 2015
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 10:00 AM NST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located over the
northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 970 mb located over northwestern
At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:55 AM NST 1 February 2015 A low pressure system over the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence will
intensify as it moves northward across Southeastern Labrador today
and continues into the Labrador Sea tonight. Strong to gale force
westerlies will spread across the marine district tonight or early
Monday behind the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.
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
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- 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 - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western 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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