Strait of Belle Isle

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast today and early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning then veering to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon.

Showers beginning Saturday morning and ending Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this morning and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind north 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 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 22 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4615N 4800W to 4615N 4500W to 4800N 4515W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 September 2017

'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 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary Post-tropical Storm Jose
990 mb located at 39.7N 68.8W.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1004 mb located over
central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 994 mb located over central Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating ridge located over the
southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NDT 22 September 2017 A low pressure system will develop over Quebec today and then deepen
as it moves eastward across Labrador tonight and early Saturday.
It will then cross the northern marine district later on Saturday.
Over northern waters, gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low
will veer to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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