Strait of Belle Isle - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 31 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 late this evening then increasing to north 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Wednesday afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending Wednesday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 May 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5330N 5600W to 5400N 5300W to
5510N 5300W to 5610N 5700W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4800W to 4315N 4430W to 4545N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 31 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1000 mb located near the Strait of
Belle Isle.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over eastern Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over northeastern Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday trough from low located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:09 PM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system near the Strait of Belle Isle will track
east-southeastward to lie over Eastern Funk Island Bank Wednesday
evening. Strong to gale force northerlies will develop over northern
waters late tonight or Wednesday morning behind this feature.

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

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