Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 knots except northwest 25 over southwestern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 30 this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to 4845N
5335W to 4915N 5325W to Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4955N 5540W to 5020N
5620W to 5115N 5530W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5530W. Sea ice south
and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5525W to
5250N 5430W to 5420N 5530W to 5650N 6010W to 5800N 5910W then
eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 December 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5310W to 4845N
5335W to 4915N 5325W to Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4945N 5445W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice south of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4955N 5540W to 5020N
5620W to 5115N 5530W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5530W. Sea ice south
and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5135N 5525W to
5250N 5430W to 5420N 5530W to 5650N 6010W to 5800N 5910W then
eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.

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 15 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5553W to 5300N 5000W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 5900W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located from the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland to the Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 998 mb located south of
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NST 16 December 2018 A trough east of the Grand Banks will move eastward away from the
marine district this morning. Strong to near gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake will gradually diminish today.

A low pressure system is expected to approach from the southwest on
Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected to develop
over southern waters late in the day on Monday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle.

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