Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to east 20 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Thursday evening.
Snow beginning late overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water occasional freezing spray ending near midnight.
Temperatures minus 15 to minus 8 rising to minus 3 near noon Thursday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5120N
5325W to 5415N 5325W to 5645N 5650W to 5800N 5720W then
northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
9 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice in eastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1013 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 995 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high 1032 mb located over the eastern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing high located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:57 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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
- 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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