Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Belle Isle - western halfIssued 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 SynopsisIssued 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
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 StatementIssued 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
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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