Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning and to southeast 40 to 50 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening except southwest 45 over southern sections. Wind becoming west 40 to 50 overnight then diminishing to northwest 35 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon and to northwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain and fog patches beginning this morning and ending Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018

Belle Isle Bank - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 late this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Belle Isle Bank - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon and to 5 to 7 early this evening. Seas building to 8 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to south 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request.  

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Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 August 2018

Ice Coverage

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Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 4945N 5200W to 4930N 4900W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 4945N 5200W to 4930N 4900W to 5400N 4930W to 5800N
5630W to 6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 06:06 AM NDT 16 October 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 NDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 990 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 963 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM NDT 16 October 2018 A low pressure system over Quebec will rapidly deepen as it moves to
lie over the belle bank overnight and east of the marine district by
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force south to southeasterlies will
develop ahead of this system then shift to gale to storm force west
to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Southeastern Grand Banks where gale a warning is in
effect.

Marine interests are also advised that areas between Bay St. George
and Bonne Bay can expect high waves, pounding surf conditions and
elevated water levels beginning this afternoon and continuing until
early Wednesday morning.

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