Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 25 knots except northwest 15 to 20 over western sections tonight and Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday morning except variable 10 to 15 over eastern sections Wednesday morning and afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to flurries and showers Wednesday morning. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 May 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday becoming 3 to 4 Tuesday evening except 2 to 3 over western sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W 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 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4815W to 4545N 3700W to 4730N
3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4815W to 4545N 3700W to 4730N
3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016

'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 3:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the southeastern Grand
Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located near Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located on a
line northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system over Western Labrador is forecast to track
eastward through the Strait of Belle Isle today and into the Belle
Isle Bank tonight. The low will then continue southeastward on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected to
develop over northern waters late tonight or Wednesday behind this
feature.

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

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