Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Wednesday.
Snow beginning near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 20 to minus 12 rising to minus 12 to minus 6 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4730N 4850W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5750W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 plus tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice along parts
of the coasts in the southern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4800N 5300W to 4900N 4800W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NST 20 February 2018
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 20 February 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the northern Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday approaching low located near the Gaspe
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:17 PM NST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure over northern waters will move east of the
district tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake
are expected to diminish overnight tonight as a ridge approaches from
Marine interests are advised a gale warning is in effect for Belle
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern 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
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- 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
- 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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