Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 February 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to west 20 Friday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 25 Friday evening.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures near minus 20.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4735N 4955W
to 4805N 4825W to 4945N 5010W to 5110N 4900W to 5455N 5230W to 5535N
5605W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice along the Newfoundland coast. Strong ice
pressure along parts of the Newfoundland coast easing overnight.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5250W to 4705N 4800W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N 4700W to 5700N
5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2019
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 NST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 939 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 964 mb located east of Greenland.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located southeast of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:42 AM NST 21 February 2019 Gale to storm force northwesterlies will continue to diminish today
between an intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland and an
approaching ridge of high pressure to the west.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Southwest
Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand
Banks and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast
which are mainly ice covered.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- 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 - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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