Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning then veering to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Showers beginning Saturday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5015N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over northern Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 1001 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NDT 4 September 2015 A low pressure system over the Northern Funk Island Bank will drift
slowly northeastwards today and tonight. Strong to gale force north
to northwesterlies will persist until Saturday morning behind this

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