Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the morning and to southeast 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.  

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Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5025N 5525W to 5010N 5215W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5750W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

'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 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2018

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 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 964 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 995 mb located over
southwestern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 22 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will
gradually diminish overnight into Tuesday as a ridge of high pressure
builds from the southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast
and South Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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