Belle Isle Bank - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 04 May 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 20 knots backing to north 15 late overnight then diminishing to light near noon Thursday.

Periods of snow or rain ending near midnight. Fog patches.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 04 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice. 

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday 8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4900N 5045W to
5045N 4840W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4900N 5045W to
5045N 4840W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4900N 5045W to
5045N 4840W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W 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 EDT 4 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4845W to 4615N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4215N 5000W to 4215N 4845W to 4615N 4230W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 4 May 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1007 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing low 1009 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located from the Maritimes to
Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

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