Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to south 15 late overnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 7 overnight. Temperatures rising to minus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 35 knots veering to south 35.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section.  

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Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the
northeastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015

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 10:00 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 999 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Tuesday low 994 mb located off the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 30 March 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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