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Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 September 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late this evening and to variable 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Scattered showers Thursday.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 September 2021

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

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

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 September 2021
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 July 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 July 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 22 September 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5216N 5544W to 5230N 5430W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5245W to
5800N 5700W to 6035N 5840W to 6045N 5420W to 5935N 5240W 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 8:00 PM NDT 22 September 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 22 September 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight weakening trough located on a line
east-west over Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southeastern Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located over the East Coast of
Newfoundland extending westward.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NDT 22 September 2021 A trough of low pressure stretching across the Labrador Sea combined
with a ridge of high pressure to the southeast of Newfoundland will
continue to generate gale force southwesterlies over the Strait of
Belle Isle this evening. Winds will diminish late this evening as the
trough over the Labrador Sea weakens.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle.

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