Belle Isle Bank - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon then becoming east 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 after midnight then backing to east 30 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to south 20 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero rising to plus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 40 to 50.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 31 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 10:00 AM NST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 991 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday deepening low 985 mb located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move northeastward
across the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and across Southeastern
Labrador on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will
spread across the marine district today and tonight ahead of this
feature. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in the
wake of this system on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Southwest Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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