Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Thursday afternoon.
Flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning near noon Thursday.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to zero Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4950N 5310W to 5010N 5435W to 5045N 5235W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice in the western section. Strong ice pressure
developing overnight along the coast of Newfoundland and continuing
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5124N 5532W to 5130N 5430W to 5245N 5015W to 5500N 5045W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5148N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5601W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2019
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.
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 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 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located southeast
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the low to the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM NST 23 January 2019 A low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank will continue to
move away from the district today. An associated trough extending
southwestward from the low, across Newfoundland, will continue
eastward as well. Strong to gale force northerlies over northern
waters will spread southeastwards today. Winds will diminish to
moderate to strong westerlies as the trough departs tonight.
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Southwest Coast,
South Coast and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast and the
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 - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- 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
- Strait of Belle Isle
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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