Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to northwest 25 Thursday morning.
Snow beginning this morning changing to flurries this evening and ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 14 rising to minus 3 this evening then falling to minus 20 Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.
9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9
tenths first-year ice in the southern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:47 AM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district today.
Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
A second trough will sweep across the marine district on Thursday,
causing the strong to gale force westerlies to persist.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and the
Southeastern Grand Banks.
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 - eastern half
- 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 - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- 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 - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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