Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 35 near noon except southwest 25 to 35 over southern sections this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight except southwest 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Rain and fog patches changing to flurries or showers after midnight and ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5050N 5305W to
5440N 5200W to 5615N 5700W to 5710N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 5000N 5530W to 5050N 5305W to
5440N 5200W to 5615N 5700W to 5710N 5555W 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 EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4015W to 4700N 4015W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 12:07 PM NDT 23 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 997 mb located over the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NDT 23 May 2015 A low pressure system over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland will
track across the Belle Isle this afternoon to lie northeast of the
marine district overnight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead
of the low will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its
wake.

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

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