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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 27 May 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight and to northwest 15 early Sunday morning. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 late Sunday morning then increasing to northeast 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain or snow this evening. Rain Sunday afternoon and evening changing to snow.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 May 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 May 2023
Monday Wind north 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4905N 5337W to 4851N 5123W
to 4939N 5049W to 5304N 5100W to 5527N 5310W to 5543N 5601W to 5803N
5815W then northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:37 PM EDT 27 May 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4710N 5510W to 4502N 5323W to 4630N 4746W to 5230N 4640W to 5755N
5455W to 5805N 5150W to 5935N 4840W to 5830N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 May estimated from Quebec near
5022N 6051W to Newfoundland near 4839N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 27 May 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 8:00 PM NDT 27 May 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing low 999 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1002 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 995 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NDT 27 May 2023 An intensifying low pressure system will meander over the Belle Isle
Bank area tonight before departing to the east of the district by
Sunday morning. Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters will
diminish overnight tonight as the low drifts out to sea.

A second low pressure system will approach from the northwest on
Sunday and move across Newfoundland to lie over the Northeast Coast
by Sunday evening. Gale force northwesterly to northeasterly winds
will develop over Gulf waters Sunday evening behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and funk island band.

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