Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 30 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight with gusts to 30 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming northwest 25 near noon Sunday then increasing to northwest 35 Sunday afternoon.

A few showers ending early this afternoon. Showers and fog patches overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning then backing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5005N 5325W to 5420N 5215W to 5550N 5620W to 5635N 5550W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3645W to 4800N
3645W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 May 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 10:00 AM NDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located over central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 997 mb located over southern Labrador
Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 30 May 2015 A low pressure system over Quebec will slowly track eastward across
Southern Labrador tonight and across Belle Isle Bank Sunday. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies will spread across the marine district
today and tonight ahead of the low. Winds will shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern
Grand Banks.

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