Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 20 knots except west 25 over eastern sections this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Thursday morning then backing to southeast 20 Thursday afternoon.

A few flurries changing to snow near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 3 to zero near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 5120N
5325W to 5415N 5325W to 5645N 5650W to 5800N 5720W then
northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the extreme western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 5120N
5325W to 5415N 5325W to 5645N 5650W to 5800N 5720W then
northeastwards. 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 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W 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 17 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5230W 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 8:00 PM NST 17 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 8:00 PM NST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1013 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday deepening low 995 mb located over southern
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high 1032 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing high located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 17 January 2018 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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