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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 September 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday morning.

Showers this evening. Fog patches dissipating this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 September 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 1 or less Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 September 2021
Monday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 July 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 July 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 17 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5237N 5546W to 5300N 5430W to 5445N 5145W to 5800N 5700W to
6240N 6015W to 6310N 5640W to 5925N 5230W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 September 2021

'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 10:00 AM NDT 18 September 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located southeast of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Tropical Storm Odette 1005 mb located at
38.3N 68.7W.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday Post-tropical Storm Odette 995 mb located
at 41.8N 61.0W.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 18 September 2021 A trough of low pressure will move across northern waters later
today. Gale force southwesterly winds will continue ahead of the
trough before diminishing overnight into Sunday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
South Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle,
Southwest Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Southern Grand

At 10:00 AM NDT, tropical storm Odette is located at 38.3 north 68.7
west, or 188 nautical miles south-southeast of Nantucket, with a
minimum central pressure of 1005 MB. Maximum sustained winds are 40
knots and Odette is moving northeast at 13 knots. Odette is expected
to enter Canadian waters on Sunday with gale to storm force winds
expected over southern waters Sunday and Monday.

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