Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots except south 35 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 35 this morning then backing to southwest 35 to 45 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 45 to 55 Monday evening.

Snow ending near noon. Flurries beginning overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 14 to minus 6 this morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 February 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 45 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 2 tenths first-year ice except 8 tenths first-year ice over the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5240W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5105W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 8 tenths first-year ice over the
western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5240W to 4745N 4950W
to 4825N 4835W to 5005N 5015W to 5120N 4910W to 5240N 5105W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4740N 4930W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W 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 03:00 AM NST 17 February 2019

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 February 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 3:00 AM NST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 962 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 17 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will move to lie over the
Labrador Sea this afternoon. A low pressure system will develop in
the trough this evening and intensify on Monday as it moves southward
toward the marine district. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the
trough will shift to gale force westerlies today. Generally gale to
storm force westerly winds are forecast for Monday as the low
approaches.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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