Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 October 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 knots with gusts to 50 along the Quebec coast tonight. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 near noon Sunday.

Rain and fog patches. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 October 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 October 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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 982 mb located over New
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 979 mb located north of the St. Lawrence

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying trough from low located over
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough from low located on a line east-west
over the Great Northern Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:34 PM NDT 22 October 2016 A low pressure system over New England will deepen as it moves to lie
over Southern Quebec Sunday morning. Meanwhile, an intense trough of
low pressure extending from the low will cross Newfoundland tonight.
By Sunday afternoon, this trough will extend from the low over Quebec
to Belle Isle Bank. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected north of the trough. To its south, gale to storm force
southwesterlies are expected over Southwest Coast this evening with
strong to gale force southerlies elsewhere.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, and
Funk Island Bank.

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