Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots except west 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 this morning then backing to west 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to zero falling to minus 14 to minus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2018

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 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 03:00 AM NST 19 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 3:00 AM NST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 980 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 989 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 19 January 2018 A trough of low pressure ahead of an approaching low pressure system
south of Nova Scotia will cross the Grand Banks today. The low will
track northeastward across the Southern Grand Banks this evening.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the trough shift
to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift to gale
force northerlies as the low moves across the district, then diminish
overnight as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
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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