Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 20 knots late overnight and to southeast 35 Wednesday morning with gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast Wednesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 35 Wednesday evening.
Snow beginning near midnight changing to rain near noon Wednesday and ending Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Over open water risk of freezing spray late overnight.
Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 rising to plus 1 to plus 5 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the southern and eastern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Labrador to the
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located northeast of
the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 995 mb located over western
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:45 PM NST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system is expected to track through the Gulf of St.
Lawrence on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop tonight ahead of the low and veer to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
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 half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern 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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