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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 February 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to north 25 Sunday evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs west of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the northern Grand
Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1009 mb located west of
New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 999 mb located south of the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 27 February 2021 A low pressure system west of New Brunswick will move to lie south of
the Avalon Peninsula Sunday evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies over western waters will ease this evening.
On Sunday, the low will cause strong to gale force southeasterlies to
spread across southern waters ahead of it before shifting to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast
Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle.

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