Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots 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.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 after midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 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 19 October 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM 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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located west of the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday trough located over the East Coast of

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing ridge located east of the Marine

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM 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, Gulf waters and Funk Island Bank.

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