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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 09 May 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 this evening then backing to north 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Snow or rain becoming rain this evening then showers or flurries Monday morning. Fog patches dissipating Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 09 May 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 09 May 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 May 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 May 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5320N 5549W to 5336N 5519W to
5453N 5704W to 5441N 5524W to 5512N 5437W to 5801N 5954W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 9 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4957N 5532W to 5210N 4940W to 5525N 5040W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 09 May 2021

'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 3:30 PM NDT 9 May 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over southwestern
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday low 988 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line east-west
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday weakening trough located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NDT 9 May 2021 A low pressure system over Southwestern Newfoundland will move to lie
over Funk Island Bank on Monday. An associated trough over Funk
Island Bank will move to lie over Belle Isle Bank this evening then
weaken overnight. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies over
northern waters ahead of the trough will diminish overnight, while
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will persist across
southern waters south of the low. Northeasterly gales will redevelop
over Belle Isle Bank late in the day Monday as the low intensifies
northeast of Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf - northwestern half, Gulf - Port
au Port - northwestern half, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, Belle Isle Bank, and Northern Grand

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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