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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 21 August 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind east 15 knots except east 25 over western sections overnight and Thursday. Wind becoming east 25 Thursday evening.

Showers beginning this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 August 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 August 2019
Friday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

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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 21 August 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5120N 5200W to 5700N 5400W to 6140N
5940W to 6330N 5700W to 5900N 4805W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5838W to Newfoundland near 5027N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 21 August 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 999 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight Tropical Storm Chantal 1009 mb located
south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday quasi-stationary Tropical Storm Chantal
1010 mb located southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday approaching low 1004 mb located over

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 21 August 2019 A low pressure system east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move
eastward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish
to strong tonight in the wake of the low.

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

At 6:30 PM NDT, tropical storm Chantal was located near 39.8
North 49.1 west. Maximum sustained winds were 35 knots. Chantal was
moving eastward at about 17 knots. The central pressure of Chantal
was 1009 MB. Chantal is forecast to remain a tropical storm with
maximum sustained winds of 35 knots.

Chantal is not expected to pose a threat to the marine district.

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