Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 November 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late overnight then backing to south 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Flurries beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

A risk of freezing spray over western sections tonight and Saturday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 to zero this evening then rising to plus 3 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 November 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5205N 5540W to 5215N 5530W to
5330N 5530W to 5500N 5745W to Labrador near 5505N 5900W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Forecasts are unavailable until further request.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W 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 23 November 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5545W to 5015N 5415W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 4730W to
5500N 5000W 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 10:00 AM NST 24 November 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 977 mb located northwest
of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 24 November 2017 A low pressure system located over the South Labrador Sea will
continue its northward track across the Labrador Sea today. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies will persist today as the low departs.
Winds are expected to diminish after a trough passes over northern
waters this evening and a ridge moves in tonight. Behind the ridge a
low pressure system approaching from Quebec will spread gale force
southerlies to western and northern waters on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the
Grand Banks.

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