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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 03 March 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots tonight and Monday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 March 2024
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening and to 6 to 8 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon and to variable 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5032N 4940W
to 5329N 4920W to 5812N 5705W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 3
tenths first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5032N 4940W
to 5329N 4920W to 5812N 5705W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 2:07 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4910N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:07 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4910N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 03 March 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 8:00 PM NST 03 March 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 3:00 AM NST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located southeast of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 4 March 2024 A trough of low pressure over the East Coast of Newfoundland will
continue to sweep southeastward across the marine district today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will spread across eastern
waters in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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