Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 April 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 30 knots backing to northwest 25 after midnight then diminishing to variable 15 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Snow and rain and fog patches ending near midnight. Periods of snow or rain beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 19 April 2018
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 19 April 2018
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4725N 4835W
to 4830N 4855W to 4920N 5115W to 5410N 5220W to 5620N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4725N 4835W
to 4830N 4855W to 4920N 5115W to 5410N 5220W to 5620N 5735W to 5800N
5830W 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 19 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4530W to 4815N
4530W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4530W to 4815N
4530W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 19 April 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday weakening low 998 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Friday approaching low 994 mb located east of
Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NDT 19 April 2018 A developing low pressure system approaching from the southwest is
forecast to track across Newfoundland on Friday night. Strong to
Gale force southwesterlies are expected to develop to the east of its
track.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east.

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