Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 this afternoon then veering to southwest 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 35 near midnight and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Friday morning then veering to west 20 Friday evening.
Showers beginning Friday morning and ending Friday afternoon.
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 18 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 10:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017
'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 10:00 AM NDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the West Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:58 AM NDT 19 October 2017 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district from
west to east tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
are expected ahead of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.
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
- 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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