Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 September 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening and to northwest 25 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending late overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 September 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind north 20 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 20 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4645N 4900W to 4630N 4530W to 5000N 4700W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 8:00 PM NDT 20 September 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight Tropical Storm Jose 976 mb located at
39.3N 68.9W.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday Tropical Storm Jose 983 mb located at
39.7N 67.5W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NDT 20 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move to lie over
the Northern Grand Banks Thursday morning then east of the district
by the afternoon. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
become strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern waters on
Thursday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Northern Grand Banks.

As of 8:00 PM NDT tropical storm Jose is estimated to be at 39.3
north 68.9 west with a central pressure of 976 MB, maximum wind speed
of 60 knots, and is moving to the northeast at 7 knots. Jose is
forecast to become nearly stationary on Thursday and remain offshore
of the Eastern Seaboard through Sunday. Jose is not expected to have
any impact on Newfoundland waters during this timeframe.

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