Strait of Belle Isle - western half
Issued 03:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots near noon then backing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to northeast 20 Tuesday evening.
Snow today and this evening. Flurries Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon and ending Tuesday morning. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.
Temperatures minus 17 to minus 12 rising to minus 12 to minus 4 this morning then falling to minus 15 to minus 9 Tuesday morning.
Zoom-in to make a selection
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5021N 5537W to 5259N 5318W to 5401N 5416W to 5509N 5300W to
5627N 5609W to 5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the Labrador and
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 29 January 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 03:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM NST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over eastern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located south of Greenland.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1011 mb located north of Prince Edward
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1005 mb located east of Belle Isle
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:58 AM NST 30 January 2023 A trough of low pressure over the East Labrador Sea will move
northeastwards this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies over
Belle Isle Bank will diminish this morning as the trough departs.
A low pressure system north of Prince Edward Island will track
northeastwards across Newfoundland today before moving to lie east of
the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
to southwesterlies can be expected to the east and south of the low's
track today. Winds will diminish to light to moderate in its wake
tonight and Tuesday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Northeast
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
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
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern 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
What we are doing
- Date modified: