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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots except light over eastern sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 this afternoon except northeast 35 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to north 20 Tuesday morning and to north 15 Tuesday evening.

Snow changing to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 5 over southern sections tonight and Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5030N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5030N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2020

'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 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located from Funk Island Bank to
Cabot Strait.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing cold front located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 988 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 27 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Gulf - Port au Port will extend
northeastward across Newfoundland today. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies can be expected to the north of this feature
throughout the forecast period.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
today and tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies can be expected
ahead of the cold front with moderate to strong westerlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half, gulf - port au
Port - southeastern half, and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Gulf - Port au
Port - northwestern half.

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