Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 October 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers or flurries changing to rain Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 October 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 980 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 986 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 982 mb located over
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NDT 19 October 2018 A low pressure system pulling away from the Funk Island Bank will
bring strong to gale force northeasterlies over northern waters and
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies elsewhere. Winds will
gradually diminish as the low moves away this afternoon.

Another developing low approaching from the west will track across
Quebec on Saturday. Strong to gale force southerlies will spread
across the district ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle.

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