Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 September 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late Wednesday morning.

Showers and fog patches.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 September 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 September 2017
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4645N 4545W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 19 September 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today high 1033 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing high 1033 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Northern Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today Hurricane Jose 972 mb located at 36.8N 71.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NDT 19 September 2017 As of 3:30 PM NDT hurricane Jose is estimated to be at 36.8
North 71.5 west with a central pressure of 973 MB, maximum wind speed
of 65 knots, and is moving to the north at 5 knots. Jose is expected
to weaken to a tropical storm as it moves northwards towards Cape
Cod. Jose is then forecast to become nearly stationary on Thursday
and remain offshore of the Eastern Seaboard through Saturday. Jose is
not expected to have any impact on Newfoundland waters during this

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