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Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 30 knots with gusts to 40 along the coast this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 early this evening then increasing to north 30 near midnight except north 20 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning this evening and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 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 19 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 5200W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N
5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over the
South Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today Post-tropical Storm Humberto 970 mb located
at 40.6N 58.0W.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Humberto
980 mb located at 44.6N 52.6W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 20 September 2019 At 3.00 AM NDT, post-tropical storm Humberto was located near
latitude 40.6 north and longitude 58.0 west , about 220 nautical
miles south-southeast of Sable Island. Maximum sustained winds are
estimated at 75 knots and central pressure at 970 MB. Humberto is
moving north-northeast at 17 knots.

Humberto will continue northeastward today and weaken as it tracks
through the Southern Grand Banks tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of Humberto will increase to gale to
storm force southwesterlies to its south this evening. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will persist behind Humberto on Saturday.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure moving southward from Labrador
will track across the district tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected behind the trough during the same
time.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank and
Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for the Southern
Grand Banks.

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