Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 March 2023
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight except variable 10 to 15 over western sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4647N 5257W to 4645N 5226W
to 4838N 5055W to 4957N 5140W to 5035N 5420W to 5437N 5305W to 5803N
5815W then northeastward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
7 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the northeastern section. Strong ice
pressure along parts of the Newfoundland coast today easing Tuesday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 20 March 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5555W to 4600N 5525W to 4515N 5000W to 4535N 4610W to 4700N
4505W to 4850N 4535W to 5835N 5540W to 6005N 5015W to 5900N 4815W to
5820N 4520W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4940N 5755W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 3:30 PM NDT 20 March 2023
'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.
Ice pressure warning in effect
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023
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 NDT 20 March 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 972 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing low 972 mb located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:23 PM NDT 20 March 2023 An intense low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will slowly
track eastwards tonight before moving to lie east of the marine
district late Tuesday. Gale to storm force southwest to westerly
winds over all waters will diminish to strong northwesterlies late
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk
Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- 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 - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- 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
- 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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