Strait of Belle Isle
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 17 October 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to east 15 to 20 early Thursday morning. Wind backing to northeast 25 Thursday afternoon then increasing to northeast 35 Thursday evening.
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle IsleIssued 8:00 PM NDT 17 October 2018
'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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 17 October 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over eastern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line east-west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:47 PM NDT 17 October 2018 A trough of low pressure approaching from Quebec will move to lie
over Newfoundland on Thursday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
are expected to develop north of the trough while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are expected to its south.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast,
Northeast Coast, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea
- Funk Island Bank
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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