Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 01 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 7 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 01 March 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots increasing to northwest 50 to 60 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.  

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Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4645N 4640W
to 5035N 4645W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of
first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4645N 4640W
to 5035N 4645W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W 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 EST 1 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 01 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 8:00 PM NST 1 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 1 March 2015 A low pressure system is forecast to develop off the American
seaboard tonight and then track northeastward to reach Southwestern
Newfoundland by Monday evening. Southeasterly gales will develop over
southern waters by late Monday ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast and the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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