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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 September 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 20 knots with gusts to 30 becoming north 30 near midnight except north 20 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning this evening and ending late overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 September 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 July 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5130N 4930W to 5330N 5000W to 5700N 5500W to 6100N
5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5138N 5636W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 20 September 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight Post-tropical Storm Humberto 978 mb
located at 44.1N 55.4W.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Saturday weakening Post-tropical Storm Humberto
981 mb located at 46.1N 43.1W.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over northern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM NDT 20 September 2019 At 9.30 PM NDT, post-tropical storm Humberto will be located near
latitude 44.1 north and longitude 55.4 west , about 184 nautical
miles or 341 kilometres south-southwest of Cape Race. Maximum
sustained winds are estimated at 60 knots (111 km/h) and central
pressure at 978 MB. Humberto is moving east-northeast at 19 knots (35

Humberto will continue northeastward and weaken as it tracks through
the Southern Grand Banks tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies ahead of Humberto will increase to gale to
storm force southwesterlies to its south this evening. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will persist behind Humberto on Saturday.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure moving southward from Labrador
will track across the district tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale
force northerlies are expected behind the trough on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Northeast
Gulf, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, and Northern
Grand Banks.

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