Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming south 35 late overnight. Wind south 35 Thursday.
Showers changing to flurries Thursday evening. Fog patches dissipating this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice near Belle Isle.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coasts. Strong ice
pressure along parts of the Labrador and Newfoundland coasts
developing this evening and continuing Thursday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NST 28 February 2024
'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.
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024
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 3:30 PM NST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 984 mb located southeast
of Hudson Bay.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 964 mb located over northern Quebec.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching trough from low located
At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located southeast of
the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:05 PM NST 28 February 2024 A low pressure system will track northeastwards across Quebec tonight
to lie near Ungava Bay on Thursday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure southeast of the Grand Banks will remain nearly stationary.
Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies will spread across all
waters tonight between these two features. Winds will shift to strong
to gale force westerlies over western waters on Thursday as a trough
associated with the low moves into the district.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- 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
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- 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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