Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 20 Thursday afternoon then veering to southwest 25 early Thursday evening.

Showers ending near midnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1007 mb located over the Great
Northern Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday weakening low 1010 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 1007 mb low located near the
Burin Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Nova
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday ridge located from Labrador Sea to the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NDT 18 October 2017 A cold front located near the Burin Peninsula will cross the Southern
Grand Banks tonight. Winds will increase to strong southwesterlies
ahead of the front and strong to gale force northwesterlies behind

A trough of low pressure will approach Gulf waters late Thursday.
Winds will increase to strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of
the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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