Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 35 to 45 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 55 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday afternoon then backing to southwest 20 Friday evening.

Snow ending Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening and to 7 to 9 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 5 to 7 Friday morning and to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5145N 5010W to 5210N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5145N 5010W to 5210N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W 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 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 23 March 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 8:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 986 mb located over
eastern Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing low 979 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM NDT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system over the Eastern Belle Isle Bank will continue
eastward tonight and then northward towards Greenland on Friday.
Gale to storm force northerlies can be expected north of the low's
track, while strong to gale force southwesterlies can be expected to
its south. All winds will diminish Friday as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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