Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 this morning.

Showers changing to flurries this morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge occasional freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures zero to plus 4 falling to minus 8 to minus 2 this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.  

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Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. 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 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 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 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 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 3:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday weakening low located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will drift slowly
southeastward and begin to weaken tonight. Meanwhile, a trough of low
pressure over the Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence at forecast time will
move eastward across the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over all waters in the wake of these two
features.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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