Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 this morning and to north 35 this afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning.

Periods of snow beginning near noon and ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to minus 4 to zero this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2017
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 4 to 6 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5140N 5200W
to 5200N 5015W to 5525N 5200W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5140N 5200W
to 5200N 5015W to 5525N 5200W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W 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 20 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

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 20 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2017

'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 03:00 AM NST 21 January 2017

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 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located north of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 970 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 969 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 21 January 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
continue along the southeast edge of the marine district today.
Over eastern waters, gale to storm force northeasterlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake.
Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies
throughout the day on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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