Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 March 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 Sunday morning.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 18 to minus 10 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:36 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4700N 4840W
to 4840N 4655W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5540W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
9 tenths of new ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the
southern and southwestern sections. Difficult ice conditions along
the Newfoundland coast today and Sunday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NDT 25 March 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 Isle - western halfIssued 10:36 AM EDT 25 March 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 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over western Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1008 mb located south of
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday deepening low 992 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:23 PM NDT 25 March 2017 A low pressure system south of Banquereau will track eastward to
cross the Southern Grand Banks tonight. As it moves just east of the
Grand Banks, it will become nearly stationary and rapidly intensify.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over southern and
eastern waters behind this low.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the Southern Grand
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern 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 - eastern half
- 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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- 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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