Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 March 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming northeast 35 late overnight and locally gusts to 45 along the coast Friday.
Snow beginning near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 to zero.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4905N 4925W
to 5530N 5210W to 5635N 5510W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
8 tenths first-year ice.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5314W to 4500N 4744W to 4515N 4529W to 4700N
4529W to 5100N 4744W to 5300N 4929W to 5600N 5144W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs east of the western
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2018
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located near Halifax.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 994 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 990 mb low located from the
low to the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday trough from 994 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:51 PM NDT 22 March 2018 A low pressure system near Halifax and an associated trough
stretching eastward across the Grand Banks will move northward
tonight to lie from Central Newfoundland to the Funk Island Bank by
Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force easterlies to northeasterlies
will spread over all waters tonight and Friday ahead of these
features. Strong to gale force southwesterlies can be expected to the
south of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- 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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