Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 late this evening and to north 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday afternoon.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain late overnight and ending Friday afternoon. Fog patches late overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 03 September 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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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 3 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 03 September 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 3 September 2015 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 995 mb located over eastern Labrador
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 1002 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 1004 mb located over northern Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NDT 3 September 2015 A low pressure system currently over the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland will move eastward to lie over the Funk Island Bank
tonight and east of the marine district by Friday night. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will develop in the wake of this low
tonight and Friday.

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

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