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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots except northeast 35 over southeastern sections this morning. Wind diminishing to north 20 near noon and to north 15 this evening. Wind increasing to north 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 5 to zero this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 5 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2020
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5030N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5030N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2020

'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 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2020

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 3:00 AM NST 28 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from the Gulf of St. Lawrence
to Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:41 AM NST 28 January 2020 A trough of low pressure extending from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to
Funk Island Bank will slide slowly southward today. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies can be expected to the north of this feature
this morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Gulf - Port au Port -
northwestern half, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Gulf - Port au
Port - northwestern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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