Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4910N 5045W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1012 mb located south of
the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 994 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NDT 1 May 2016 A strengthening low pressure system is expected to pass just
southeast of the Grand Banks today and tonight. As a result, strong
to gale force northeasterlies are expected to develop this afternoon
over the Southern Grand Banks and become northwesterly overnight
tonight. Winds will diminish Monday morning as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing


Are you and your family ready to face an emergency?

Know the risks, make a plan and get a kit!

Plan. Prepare. BE AWARE - Emergency Preparedness Week

Get timely local #weather alerts directly to your Twitter feed.

Alberta Emergency Alert: Stop. Listen. Respond Follow us on Twitter: @AB_EmergAlert

Download the Alberta Emergency Alert mobile application at or text ALBERTA to 965965

Date modified: