Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 late this evening and to north 30 Saturday morning except variable 15 to 20 over southeastern sections.

Periods of snow or rain beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 1 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4940N 5120W to 5320N 5210W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4940N 5120W to 5320N 5210W to 5630N 5830W to 5800N
5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4515W to 4815N
4515W to 5100N 4715W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 995 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 990 mb located over southeastern
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NDT 20 April 2018 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast will track across
Newfoundland tonight and then stall over the Belle Isle Bank on
Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the east of its
track will shift to strong northerlies to southwesterlies over all
waters in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east.

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