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Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 08 May 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to northeast 25 Sunday evening.

Rain overnight and Sunday.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 08 May 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5320N 5549W to 5336N 5519W to
5456N 5709W to 5536N 5504W to 5801N 6014W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 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 - western half

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 08 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 8:00 PM NDT 8 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing ridge located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NDT 8 May 2021 An intense low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move to lie
over Cape Breton Island tonight then over Southwestern Newfoundland
on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterly winds will
develop ahead of the low tonight then shift to southerly to the east
of it on Sunday. Winds will diminish over most waters later on Sunday
as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and Northeast

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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