Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon.

Rain ending overnight. Risk of thunderstorms early this morning. Showers beginning Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 11 July 2015 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N
6030W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 1001 mb located over
northern Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 1002 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NDT 4 September 2015 A low pressure system will remain nearly stationary over the Northern
Funk Island Bank today before slowly drifting eastward tonight.
Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies will persist until
Saturday morning behind this low.

On Saturday afternoon a low pressure system approaching from the
Labrador Sea will merge with the first low and bring gale force
northwesterlies over northern most waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank -
southwestern half.

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