Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Wednesday morning and to northwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 rising to zero Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres building to 8 to 11 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the morning and to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Belle Isle Bank - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 3 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 

Belle Isle Bank - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northeastern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the southwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - northwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 6
tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the
northeastern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W 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 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

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 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 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 - northeastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 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 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Quebec to Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located from Labrador to the
Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 988 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 24 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure slowly crosses the district. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist over northeasternmost waters
through most of the forecast period between these features.

A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeast to northeasterly winds will
develop over western waters on Tuesday ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. John and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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