Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 over eastern sections today. Wind becoming southwest 25 late overnight then veering to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections today and Saturday.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 14 December 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 14 December 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5600W to 5020N
5620W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5930W to 5715N 6045W 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 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5600W to 5020N
5620W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5930W to 5715N 6045W 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 13 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5415W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

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 13 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5415W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2018

'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 10:00 AM NST 14 December 2018

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 NST 14 December 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 956 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 956 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday high located south of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
Gaspe Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 14 December 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will continue
to track northeastwards today. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure
over New Brunswick is expected to drift eastwards to lie south of the
Grand Banks by Saturday morning. Consequently, strong to gale force
west to northwesterly winds will persist over all waters between the
high pressure and the departing low today.

An approaching trough will cross Newfoundland on Saturday. Strong to
gale force west to southwesterlies ahead of the trough will veer to
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake late in the
day on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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

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