Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots this morning then veering to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon.

Showers beginning this morning and ending this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 September 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 05 September 2015
Monday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 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 4 September 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5555W to 5115N 5000W to 5230N 4930W to 5530N 5200W to 6000N

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5100N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5015N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 05 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 3:00 AM NDT 5 September 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1002 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today merging low 995 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today merging low 995 mb located over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM NDT 5 September 2015 A low pressure system approaching from the Labrador Sea will merge
with a low pressure system just east of the marine district this
afternoon. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will spread over
northernmost waters today and persist into Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank - northeastern half.

Gale warnings are in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle - eastern
half, Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank - southwestern half.

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