Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 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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Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
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 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
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 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 22 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 22 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 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 969 mb located south of Belle Isle
Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 967 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1001 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Quebec to Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located from Quebec to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NST 22 January 2017 An intense low pressure system south of Greenland will continue
slowly northeastward to lie southeast of Greenland by Monday morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over
northeasternmost waters through Monday between the low and a ridge of
high pressure approaching from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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

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