Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 06 October 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northeast 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 06 October 2015

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 06 October 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.

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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 6 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5135N 5445W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Oct estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 6 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight Hurricane Joaquin 974 mb located at
41.0N 47.9W.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday Tropical Storm Joaquin 970 mb located
at 41.6N 43.8W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 6 October 2015 At 8:00 PM NDT...Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 39.5
north and longitude 55.1 west. Maximum sustained winds are estimated
at 70 knots and central pressure at 974 MB. Joaquin is moving
northeastward at 20 knots.

Joaquin is forecast to track south of the Grand Banks tonight and
then continue out over the North Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to
gale force northeasterly winds will develop over the Southern Grand
Banks tonight and diminish on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
southern half of the Southern Grand Banks.

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