Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 January 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning.

Periods of snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5115N 5205W
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 9
tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5115N 5205W
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 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

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 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 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

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 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 8:00 PM NST 21 January 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 969 mb located northeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 970 mb located south of Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 21 January 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Eastern Grand Banks will
continue tracking northwards tonight. Over eastern waters, gale to
storm force northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish to
strong to gale force northwesterlies throughout the day on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except the Gulf
waters and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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