Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then to west 10 to 15 Sunday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 7 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 17 April 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section.  

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Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the northern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4840N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4700N 4600W to
4830N 4530W to 4930N 4800W to 5100N 4830W to 5500N 5300W to 5600N
5630W 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 EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3700W to 4700N
3700W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 April 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 3:00 AM NDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 999 mb located over the Northeast Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 996 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1010 mb located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday intensifying low 996 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 18 April 2015 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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