Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 20 near noon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 late overnight. Wind west 35 Tuesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019

Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5120W to 4615N 4615W to 4715N 4400W to 4900N 4640W to 5235N
4850W to 5530N 5155W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W 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 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5120W to 4615N 4615W to 4715N 4400W to 4900N 4640W to 5235N
4850W to 5530N 5155W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W 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 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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 10:00 AM NDT 25 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 10:00 AM NDT 25 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 10:00 AM NDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 993 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NDT 25 March 2019 A trough over Nova Scotia will deepen into a low today and will move
to lie just east of Belle Isle Bank tonight. Strong southwesterly
winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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