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Belle Isle Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 25 Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries Wednesday morning changing to showers and fog patches. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries and 1 mile or less in fog patches.

Risk of freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to plus 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 3 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 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 3
tenths first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 1:51 PM EST 27 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 1:51 PM EST 27 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

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 2024

'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 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying low 985 mb located over
the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 974 mb located over northern Quebec.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight building high located south of the
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday quasi-stationary high located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM NST 27 February 2024 Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies are forecast to spread
over the district on Wednesday as an intense low pressure system
tracks northeastwards across Quebec while a ridge of high pressure
drifts south of the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
and Funk Island Bank.

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