Belle Isle Bank - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

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Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

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Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4801N 5301W to 4730N 5045W to 5000N 4615W to 5315N 4830W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 987 mb located near The
Bonavista Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 984 mb located south
of Greenland.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located south of
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 30 August 2016 An intense low pressure system near the Bonavista Peninsula will
continue to deepen as it moves eastward through the Funk Island Bank
today. Strong to gale force southwesterly to northeasterly winds
ahead of the low shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast
- Cape St. John and south, and the Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Belle
Isle Bank - northern half.

At 10:00 A.M. NDT, hurricane Gaston is located near 33.2 degrees
north and 53.3 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 85 knots.
Minimum central pressure is about 971 MB. It is currently moving
northeastward at 5 knots.

Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian forecast waters.

At 10:00 A.M. NDT, tropical depression eight is located near 34.1
degrees north and 74.8 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 30
knots. Minimum central pressure is about 1010 MB. It is currently
moving northwestward at 5 knots.

The depression could become a tropical storm today, and is forecast
to cross the Southern Grand Banks on Friday.

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