Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 19 October 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots Saturday afternoon and to south 35 Saturday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to rain Saturday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 October 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
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 19 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 19 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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NDT 19 October 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies over southern waters
will diminish this evening as a ridge of high pressure approaches
from the west.

A 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 East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand

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