Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening and to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4920N 5140W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5755N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the western
section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4920N 5140W to
5055N 4850W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5755N 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 EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 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 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 995 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NDT 30 April 2016 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Belle Isle Bank will move
away from the region today. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will diminish today as the low departs.

On Sunday a strengthening low is expected to pass just southeast of
the Grand Banks. As a result, strong to gale force northeasterlies
are expected to develop Sunday afternoon over the Southern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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