Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 October 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 Saturday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to rain Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 October 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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 19 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5620W to 5030N 5400W to 5200N 5100W to 5430N 5100W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 19 October 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 985 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 982 mb located over
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 19 October 2018 A low pressure system pulling away from the marine district will
continue to bring strong to gale force west to northwesterlies to
most waters late this afternoon, gradually diminishing as the low
moves away this evening.

Another developing low approaching from the west will track across
Quebec on Saturday. Strong to gale force southerlies will spread
across the district ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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