Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to east 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to east 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to east 25 late overnight and to east 35 to 45 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Tuesday evening.
Snow Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Risk of freezing spray late this morning.
Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 2 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageRapid closing of coastal leads warning in effect.
4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice in the southwestern
section and along the Newfoundland coast. A coastal lead along the
coast of Quebec will close Tuesday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
'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 Isle - western halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 01 March 2021
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 10:00 AM NST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 996 mb located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough from 986 mb low
located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from 965 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to the Strait of Belle Isle then to the Grand
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:45 AM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will move well
east of the district this evening. Strong to gale force northeast to
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish later today or this
evening as it departs.
Another low pressure system will form over the Gulf of Maine this
evening then rapidly intensify as it moves to lie over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence tonight where it will stall on Tuesday. A trough
associated with the low will sweep northeastward across the district
tonight and Tuesday. Gale to storm force east to southeasterly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough before shifting to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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 - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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
- 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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