Strait of Belle Isle


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 this morning then diminishing to north 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 10 to 15 this evening except north 20 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 overnight then backing to southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning.

Strait of Belle Isle - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots in the morning then veering to southwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming north 25.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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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 25 September 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4915N 5340W to 4600N 4800W to 4600N 4500W to 4800N 4500W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 3:00 AM NDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1002 mb located north of
Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 994 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located over western

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM NDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system will cross northern Gulf waters this morning
and track eastward to lie just east of Funk Island Bank this evening.
Strong south to southwesterlies ahead of this low will shift to
strong to gale force northeast to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank - southern half.

At 3:00 AM NDT hurricane Lee was located near 30.2 north, 52.2 west.
Maximum sustained winds were 80 knots and the central pressure was
979 millibars.

Lee is drifting westward and is not expected to affect the marine
district of Atlantic Canada.

At 3:00 AM NDT hurricane Maria was located near 32.5 north, 73.2
west. Maximum sustained winds were 70 knots and the central pressure
was 969 millibars.

Maria is slowly moving northward and may affect southernmost waters
late this week into this weekend.

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