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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 February 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight then backing to west 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Outside the ice edge a risk of freezing spray over western sections overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 6 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 February 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning and to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 7 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice in the western section.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year
ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W 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 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

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

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 3:30 PM NST 24 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 3:30 PM NST 24 February 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 978 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 962 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 999 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 975 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:08 PM NST 24 February 2021 A deepening low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track
northeastwards tonight to lie southeast of Greenland by Thursday
afternoon. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be expected to
the north of the low, with to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Thursday. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies will develop
over southern waters late in the day on Thursday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and Southwest Coast.

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