Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 25 late overnight then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning.
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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 20 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 Isle - eastern halfIssued 8:00 PM NDT 20 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 8:00 PM NDT 20 October 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 985 mb located over southern Labrador
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 982 mb located east of Belle Isle
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from 985 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over southeastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:19 PM NDT 20 October 2017 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will deepen as it
moves to lie east of Belle Isle Bank on Saturday. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will develop in the wake of this feature.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for the Strait of Belle
Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and the
Southwestern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea - northern half
- East Labrador Sea - southern half
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek
- North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Ungava - eastern half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- 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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