Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this morning and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 to minus 2 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4645N 5226W
to 4838N 5055W to 4957N 5140W to 5035N 5420W to 5437N 5305W to 5803N
5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
7 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. Strong ice
pressure along parts of the Newfoundland coast today easing Tuesday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:12 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4500W to 4845N 4525W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5027N 5948W to Newfoundland near 4936N 5753W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Ice pressure warning in effect
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023
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 3:00 AM NDT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 982 mb located southeast of Belle
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 975 mb located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM NDT 21 March 2023 An intense low pressure system just southeast of Belle Isle Bank will
track eastward away from the marine district today. Gale to storm
force westerlies to northwesterlies behind the low will gradually
diminish as it departs.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Southern 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 - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- 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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