Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 11 December 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 9 to minus 4 falling to minus 10 to minus 5 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 11 December 2017

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the morning and to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water.  

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Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5210N 5540W to 5305N 5520W to
5430N 5640W to 5600N 6025W to 5750N 6130W to 6030N 6355W to 6045N
6250W 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 EST 11 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W 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 11 December 2017

'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 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1011 mb located over Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday dissipating low located over the northern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 11 December 2017 A trough of low pressure will continue to track southward across the
Labrador Sea tonight then weaken as it moves away on Tuesday.
Gale force westerlies over northern waters will gradually diminish
through the day on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

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