Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind northwest 25 Thursday.

Flurries ending Thursday morning.

Risk of freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 20 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Newfoundland coast. Strong ice pressure along the Newfoundland coast easing this afternoon and developing Thursday morning. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5415N 5105W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice along the Newfoundland coast. Strong ice
pressure along the Newfoundland coast easing this afternoon and
developing Thursday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4815N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5045N 4730W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure east of Newfoundland will continue tracking
eastward tonight. 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
Funk Island Bank 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 Strait of Belle Isle and Southeastern
Grand Banks.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: