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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 overnight and to southeast 35 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 Thursday evening.

Showers Thursday afternoon and evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 October 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Thursday morning and to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5053N 5553W to 5045N 5430W to 5245N 5000W to 5400N 5000W to 5515N
5200W to 5700N 5600W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5605W to Newfoundland near 5134N 5555W.

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 03:00 AM NDT 23 October 2019

'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 3:00 AM NDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1006 mb located south of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1002 mb located north of Anticosti

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located near Long Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cabot Strait.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 23 October 2019 A low pressure system approaching from the west will cross over
Anticosti Island tonight before slowly moving through Southeastern
Labrador on Thursday. An associated trough extending southward from
the low is expected to cross the marine district on Thursday. Strong
to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the trough and
diminish to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and Belle Isle

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