Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 May 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 early this evening except northeast 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming west 25 Sunday afternoon then increasing to northwest 40 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 May 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern sections.  

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Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5005N 5325W to 5420N 5215W to 5550N 5620W to 5635N 5550W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern sections.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5030N 5620W to
5005N 5325W to 5420N 5215W to 5550N 5620W to 5635N 5550W 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 30 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3645W to 4800N
3645W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4045N 5130W to 4045N 4930W to 4545N 3645W to 4800N
3645W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 5:39 PM NDT 30 May 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 30 May 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 1001 mb located over western
Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday departing ridge located southeast of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NDT 30 May 2015 A low pressure system over Western Labrador will slowly track
eastward tonight and continue across Belle Isle Bank Sunday. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies will spread across the marine district
tonight ahead of the low. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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