Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 20 near noon then to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight and to light near noon Wednesday.
Flurries ending this afternoon.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 overnight then rising to plus 1 Wednesday afternoon.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N
5530W to 5330N 5530W to 5435N 5705W to 5520N 5850W to Labrador near
5510N 5930W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5920N 6340W to 5945N
6340W to 6015N 6405W to Labrador near 6020N 6425W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5030N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N 5000W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday weakening low 999 mb located southeast
of Funk Island Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located north of Belle
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:52 AM NST 21 November 2017 A deepening low pressure system will track northward to the east of
the marine district today then retrograde westward to lie just off
the eastern edge of Funk Island Bank tonight. The low will then
weaken as it drifts southward on Wednesday. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will develop over eastern waters today as the low
strengthens east of the district. Winds will gradually diminish on
Wednesday as the low weakens.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for East Coast and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern 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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