Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots except west 35 over southeastern sections tonight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section.  

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Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5100N 4930W
to 5400N 4930W to 5545N 5315W to 5620N 5600W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5100N 4930W
to 5400N 4930W to 5545N 5315W to 5620N 5600W to 5800N 5730W 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 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 26 March 2019

'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 NDT 26 March 2019

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 NDT 26 March 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the Strait of Belle
Isle.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NDT 26 March 2019 A trough over the Strait of Belle Isle will cross the northern marine
district tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies will continue over
northern waters in the wake of this feature.

A trough over the Southern Grand Banks will move to lie southeast of
the district Wednesday morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
will develop north of this feature Wednesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast,
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand
Banks.

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