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Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 20 this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Periods of snow Wednesday late in the day.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 4 to zero Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over eastern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5015N 5520W to 5112N 5316W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5618N
5621W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5015N 5520W to 5112N 5316W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5618N
5621W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 07 February 2023

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 3:30 PM NST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 984 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 7 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Southern Grand Banks will remain
nearly stationary tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected north of the trough through the night with strong to gale
force southerlies south to the trough diminishing this evening.

A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will cross the far
Southeastern Grand Banks on Wednesday. Over southern and eastern
waters strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies ahead of
the system shift to strong to gale force westerlies as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island
Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.

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