Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots with gusts to 25 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southeast 25 this afternoon then increasing to south 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind southwest 15 Sunday.

Flurries or showers changing to rain near noon and ending Sunday afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25.

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 10:00 AM NDT 20 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 10:00 AM NDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over western Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 20 October 2018 A trough of low pressure over Western Quebec will gradually move to
cross over Newfoundland tomorrow. Gale force southerlies will develop
over Gulf waters this morning and spread across the rest of the
district by tonight ahead of the trough.

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

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