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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots this afternoon then veering to south 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries beginning this evening becoming flurries Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections late overnight and Tuesday morning.

Temperatures zero becoming minus 6 to zero overnight rising to plus 2 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late overnight and to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming northwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5258N 5155W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5258N 5155W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:36 AM NDT 22 April 2024

'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 11:36 AM NDT 22 April 2024

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 10:00 AM NDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 996 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 22 April 2024 An intensifying low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore
will intensify as it tracks northeast across Labrador today and
tonight. Gale force west to southwesterly winds will spread across
northern and western waters today and Tuesday with this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, 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, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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