Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 16 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early Thursday morning except southeast 15 to 20 over eastern sections. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Thursday evening.
Rain and fog patches.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4715N 5100W to 5100N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N
4900W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight Hurricane Gert 970 mb located at 39.2N
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday Hurricane Gert 980 mb located at 46.0N
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:54 PM NDT 16 August 2017 At 9:30 P.M. NDT hurricane Gert is forecast to be near latitude 39.2
north longitude 61.2 west, or about 340 nautical miles
south-southeast of Halifax. Gert is moving east-northeastward at
about 28 knots with a central pressure of 970 MB.
Gert is forecast to track across the southern boundary of the
Southern Grand Banks on Thursday as a transitioning post-tropical
system. A brief period of gale to storm force northeasterlies is
forecast to spread over the southernmost waters ahead of Gert, and
then shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Gert also has the potential to bring high swells to southeastern
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half. A gale warning is in
effect for the Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort
- East Brevoort
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- 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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