Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 11:40 PM NDT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 45 knots with gusts to 55 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday morning and to northwest 20 early Tuesday evening.
Rain and fog patches ending near noon Tuesday.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 11:40 PM NDT 29 August 2016
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 998 mb located over northern
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 984 mb located over eastern Funk
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:00 PM NDT 29 August 2016 A low pressure system over the northern portions of Gulf - Port au
Port will deepen as it tracks eastward across the gulf this evening,
then moves across Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterly to northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to
gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast and Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except Belle Isle Bank - northern half.
At 8:00 P.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 31.3 degrees north
and 55.2 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 90 knots. Minimum
central pressure is about 968 MB. It is currently moving
north-northeastward at 3 knots.
Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.
At 8:00 P.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 33.6
degrees north and 74.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1011 MB. It is currently
moving northwestward at 5 knots.
The depression could become a tropical storm tonight. At this time,
it is too soon to determine what, if any, impacts it will have on
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- Central Brevoort
- East Brevoort
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- 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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