Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 10 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots except southeast 35 over eastern sections. Wind increasing to west 50 to 60 this evening then diminishing to west 35 to 45 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches changing to periods of snow this evening and ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 10 October 2015

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning and to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 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 10 October 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5550W to 5300N 5500W to 5400N 5500W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 10 October 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 10 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today intensifying low 978 mb located over
Northeast Gulf.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 958 mb located over eastern Labrador

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday building ridge located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NDT 10 October 2015 A low pressure system will strengthen into an intense fall storm as
it continues across the Northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence this
evening, then over the South Labrador Sea tonight. Gale to storm
force southerlies will spread across most waters ahead of the low,
then shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

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

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