Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:56 AM NST 18 January 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then becoming variable 15 to 20 near midnight except west 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Friday morning.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2018

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice
in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
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 18 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W 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 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:56 AM NST 18 January 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 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 988 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1000 mb located east of
Cape Hatteras.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 985 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday trough from 985 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NST 18 January 2018 A trough of low pressure associated with a developing low pressure
system lying east of Cape Hatteras this morning will cross the Grand
Banks Friday morning. The low will then pass south of the Grand Banks
Friday late in the day. Over the Southern Grand Banks, strong to gale
force southerlies will develop south of the trough tonight with
strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift to gale force
northerlies on Friday as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southern Grand Banks.

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

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