Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 21 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to east 20 late overnight then increasing to northeast 35 early Saturday evening. Wind increasing to northeast 45 late Saturday evening.

Rain and fog banks.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 October 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 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 21 October 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 21 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 21 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday deepening low 984 mb located over New

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday intensifying trough from low located
over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NDT 21 October 2016 A low pressure system developing along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard will
deepen as it moves to lie over Southern Quebec late Saturday.
A trough extending east of the low will intensify as it approaches
the district from the south Saturday afternoon. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies developing north of the trough veer to strong to gale
force southerlies to its south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au
Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Grand Banks.

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