Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots except north 35 over southwestern sections early this morning. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 this morning then backing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday morning then becoming southwest 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 8
tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5000N 5315W
to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5230W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 999 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today low 994 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high 1034 mb located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday high 1024 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will move to
lie southeast of the marine district this morning. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies are forecast in the wake of this
feature. Winds will gradually diminish today as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east, South Coast - west of Cape St.
Mary's, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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