Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon and to southwest 45 to 55 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 late overnight and to west 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending early Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 5 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 5 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 35.

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 15 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 4945N 5200W to 4930N 4900W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 983 mb located north of
Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 965 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NDT 16 October 2018 A low pressure system north of Anticosti Island will rapidly deepen
as it moves to lie over the belle bank overnight and east of the
marine district by Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force south to
southeasterlies will develop ahead of this system then shift to gale
to storm force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Southeastern Grand Banks where gale a warning is in
effect.

Marine interests are also advised that areas between Bay St. George
and Bonne Bay can expect high waves, pounding surf conditions and
elevated water levels beginning this afternoon and continuing until
early Wednesday morning.

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