Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 near noon then veering to west 35 to 45 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 Sunday morning except west 35 over northeastern sections. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray becoming severe this evening then becoming moderate Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

Belle Isle Bank - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 7 to 10 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Belle Isle Bank - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind light increasing to east 35 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice in the extreme western section.  

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Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5020N 5455W to 5105N 5240W to 5320N 5235W to 5335N
5155W to 5450N 5205W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of
first-year ice in the extreme western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5020N 5455W to 5105N 5240W to 5320N 5235W to 5335N
5155W to 5450N 5205W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W 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 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 26 to 50 icebergs north and west of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5155N 5558W to 5130N 5500W to 5315N 5115W to 5500N 5115W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2019

'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 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 999 mb located over
southeastern Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 976 mb located southeast of Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 999 mb low located over
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 19 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will
move to lie over the Labrador Sea overnight then south of Greenland
on Sunday. A trough extending southeastward from the low will cross
Newfoundland today then east of the marine district this evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low and trough will
veer to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in their wake.
Winds will gradually diminish overnight and Sunday as the system
moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches from the
Maritimes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis
and south and the Grand Banks.

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