Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 May 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots except north 35 over eastern sections late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 May 2018
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5550W to 5210N 5150W
to 5415N 5225W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5100N 5550W to 5210N 5150W
to 5415N 5225W 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 24 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4700W to 4545N 4530W to 4800N
4530W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5026N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4929N 5803W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4700W to 4545N 4530W to 4800N
4530W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5026N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4929N 5803W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 24 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 24 May 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing low 992 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM NDT 24 May 2018 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will move
Northeastward exiting the marine district this evening. Strong to
gale force north to northwesterlies will become light by Friday
morning.

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

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