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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 17 September 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 Wednesday morning and to north 15 Wednesday afternoon except light over western sections. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Showers ending Wednesday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 September 2019

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 17 September 2019
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 16 September 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5206N 5543W to 5145N 5430W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to
5700N 5500W to 6100N 5800W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 17 September 2019

'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 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located over eastern Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 998 mb located northeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over southern Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from low located on a line
east-west over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NDT 17 September 2019 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will drift very slowly to
lie northeast of the Grand Banks tonight. A trough extending
northwest of the low over Belle Isle Bank will move to lie over the
East Coast of Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force northerlies
are expected in the wake of these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast.

At 9:30 AM NDT hurricane Humberto was located near latitude 30.6
north and longitude 74.0 west which is well south of Cape Hatteras.
Humberto has a central pressure of 961 MB and maximum sustained winds
of 85 knots. Humberto is moving east-northeast at 8 knots. The latest
forecast track has Humberto lying just south of the Grand Banks on

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