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Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots except variable 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to east 25 to 35 this evening then backing to northeast 25 to 35 late overnight except variable 15 over southern sections Monday morning.

Rain or snow changing to flurries or showers near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 9 to 12 metres except 6 to 8 over southern sections. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 this evening becoming 4 to 6 late overnight except 6 to 8 over northern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to 5030N 5510W
to 5130N 5430W to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 January 2021

'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 10:00 AM NST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 987 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move westwards today
to lie over the Great Northern Peninsula tonight. The low will then
track southwestward and weaken on Monday. Gale to storm force
northerlies to northeasterlies can be expected ahead of the low with
strong to gale force westerlies to southwesterlies to its south.
Winds will diminish over most waters overnight into Monday as the low
weakens.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system south of Laurentian
Fan will track eastwards to the south of the marine district today
before turning northward to lie east of the Grand Banks on Monday.
Strong to gale force northerlies to northeasterlies will develop over
southern waters today as the low passes. Winds will diminish
overnight tonight in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Gulf waters, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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