Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to west 25 to 35 after midnight.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10 rising to minus 7 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5250W to 4715N 4600W
to 5205N 4820W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. 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 EST 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4700N 4615W to 5000N 4530W to 5100N 4515W to 5200N
4630W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 March 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

Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 March 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 10:00 AM NST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday high located south of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM NST 6 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move east
of Belle Isle Bank tonight. As a result, gale force northwesterlies
over northeasternmost waters will start to diminish tonight.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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