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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to light Friday evening.

Periods of rain ending this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 September 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 September 2023
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 July 2023 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 September 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5355W to 5230N 4930W to 5345N 4930W to 5915N 5700W to 5955N
5120W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5647W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5628W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2023

'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 10:00 AM NDT 21 September 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday trough located over the northern Grand

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today Hurricane Nigel 977 mb located at 41.2N
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight Hurricane Nigel 975 mb located at 44.2N

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NDT 21 September 2023 A trough of low pressure over Eastern Newfoundland will move to lie
over the Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force northeast to
northwesterlies are expected in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

At 6:30 AM NDT, hurricane nigel was located near latitude 40.6 north,
and longitude 47.8 west, or about 450 nautical miles southeast of
Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 75 knots and
central pressure at 977 MB. Nigel is moving toward the northeast at
26 knots.

Hurricane nigel will pass southeast of the Grand Banks
Today. Moderate to strong north to northwesterlies are expected in
the southernmost parts of the Southern Grand Banks as nigel passes.

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