Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 October 2016

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

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 27 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 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.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 985 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high located south of Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday high located over the northern Grand

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1008 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 999 mb located southeast
of Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 28 October 2016 An intense low pressure system east of the marine district will
continue tracking away to the northeast today. Any remaining gale
force northerlies over the Northern Grand Banks behind the low will
diminish this morning as the low moves away from the district.

On Saturday, another low pressure system will approach Newfoundland
from the southwest. Gale to storm force easterlies will spread across
southern waters on Saturday ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, the Northern Grand Banks,
and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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