Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 04 December 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6010N 6335W to
6035N 6235W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6010N 6335W to
6035N 6235W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5815W to 5040N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5715W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5815W to 5040N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5715W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 04 December 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 4 December 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 966 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 966 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM NST 4 December 2016 An intense low pressure system well east of the flemish
Cap is forecast to begin its slow approach towards Belle Isle Bank
tonight and Monday. Gale force northwesterly winds are expected to
develop over Belle Isle Bank Monday afternoon as the system draws
closer.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

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