Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 near noon and to east 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 near midnight then veering to south 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Saturday except south 25 over eastern sections.
Snow beginning this afternoon changing to flurries overnight.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this morning.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5030W
to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5945W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
9 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the
eastern section. Difficult ice conditions today and continuing
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
'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 EDT 09 April 2020
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 NDT 10 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 971 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 976 mb located over Anticosti Island.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:56 AM NDT 10 April 2020 A low pressure center over Maine will slowly track northeastward to
lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening where it will
remain nearly stationary and dissipate. An associated trough will
sweep across the marine district today and tonight. Gale to storm
force easterly winds will spread across all waters today ahead of the
trough and shift to strong to gale force south to southwesterlies in
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Northeast Coast, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- 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
- 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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