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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 October 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots near midnight and to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 October 2020

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 or less near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 October 2020
Thursday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 July 2020 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 October 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5540W to 5045N 5400W to 5115N 5100W to 5300N 5015W to
5630N 5100W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 20 October 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1016 mb located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1008 mb located over northern Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 20 October 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the west will cross Belle Isle
Bank overnight then move quickly east of the marine district by
Wednesday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop
over northeastern waters tonight ahead of the low then shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish
as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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