Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Thursday morning.

Snow ending this evening. Flurries Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 rising to zero near noon then falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning then building to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section. 

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5430N 5115W to 5645N 5810W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5430N 5115W to 5645N 5810W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5430N 5115W to 5645N 5810W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

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 NST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 28 January 2015 A warm frontal trough, extending from an intense low pressure system
approaching the Maritimes, will move slowly northward across
Newfoundland today. Gale force east to northeasterly winds ahead of
this trough shift to strong to gale force southerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the South Coast and the East Coast - Cape St. Francis
and south.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, the Northeast
Coast - north of Cape St. John and the Belle Isle Bank.

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