Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then becoming variable 15 to 20 early Thursday morning except southeast 15 to 20 over eastern sections. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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 15 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4730N 5100W to 5200N 4800W to 5300N 4900W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 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 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Hurricane Gert 974 mb located at 37.0N
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday Hurricane Gert 978 mb located at
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of Funk
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:00 AM NDT 16 August 2017 As of 10:00 A.M. NDT hurricane Gert is located at latitude 37.0 north
longitude 67.4 west, or 414 nautical miles south of Yarmouth. Gert is
moving east-northeastward at 18 knots with a central pressure of 974
Gert is forecast to track just south of the Southern Grand Banks on
Thursday as a transitioning post-tropical system. A brief period of
gale 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 coastal Newfoundland.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half and the Southwestern Grand
Banks - southern half.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- 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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