Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 20 Tuesday morning then to northeast 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10 rising to minus 3 near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 4 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:04 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4930N 5310W
to 5000N 5400W to 5305N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N 5550W to 5800N
5730W 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 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

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 16 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Banquereau to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1004 mb located northwest of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1004 mb located off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 16 January 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the west will track across
Northern Newfoundland overnight then move off the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland on Tuesday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Northeast Coast.

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

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