Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 December 2014

Tonight and Thursday

Wind light becoming variable 10 to 15 knots Thursday afternoon.

Snow beginning Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 December 2014
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 December 2014
Friday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water.  

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Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6015W to 5850N 6120W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6015W to 5850N 6120W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 17 December 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 997 mb located southwest of Nova
Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 992 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 17 December 2014 A low pressure system just southwest of Nova Scotia is forecast to
intensify and track northeastward to lie near Prince Edward Island on
Thursday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies are expected
to develop overnight tonight ahead of this feature, as it approaches
southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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