Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this afternoon except north 15 to 20 over eastern sections this evening. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 late overnight and locally gusts to 30 along the Newfoundland coast Saturday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 Saturday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
4927N 5401W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6009W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5810W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 997 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 994 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 30 September 2016 A low pressure system currently located over the Northern Grand Banks
will deepen as it tracks eastward this morning to lie east of the
marine district by this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
northerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish by this evening as the
low moves away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
East Coast, Funk Island Bank - southern half, Northern Grand Banks,
the Southeastern Grand Banks, and the Southwestern Grand Banks -
northern half.

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