Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.
Temperatures near minus 6.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 7:39 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5203N 5143W to 5534N 5214W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths
first-year ice along the Labrador coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 7 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 07:39 AM EST 08 March 2021
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1008 mb located south of Cape
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 980 mb located south of the Grand
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:48 AM NST 8 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move
southeastward today then depart east of Belle Isle Bank tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over northern
waters tonight in the wake of the trough.
A deepening low pressure system will track northeastward today to lie
south of the Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterly
winds will develop over southern waters tonight ahead of the low then
switch to a gale to storm force northwesterly in its wake on Tuesday.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Belle Isle
Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.
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
- 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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