Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 18 November 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots except northwest 40 over eastern sections overnight and Monday. Wind diminishing to west 25 Monday afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over western sections tonight and Monday.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 November 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 November 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming north 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 knots becoming south 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5340N 5915W to Labrador
near 5350N 5935W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5935N 6350W to 6030N
6400W to 6040N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5340N 5915W to Labrador
near 5350N 5935W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5935N 6350W to 6030N
6400W to 6040N 6245W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

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 18 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5539W to 5100N 5330W to 5145N 5030W to 5300N 5030W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 18 November 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 8:00 PM NST 18 November 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 8:00 PM NST 18 November 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 976 mb located over the northern
Atlantic Ocean.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 984 mb located south of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 18 November 2018 An intense low pressure system over the North Atlantic will drift
slowly northward as a ridge approaches from the west. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop between these two features tonight
and persist into Monday.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle,
Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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