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Belle Isle Bank

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 20 this morning then to northwest 25 this afternoon except northwest 35 over northern sections this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections today and Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 March 2021
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over southwestern sections Monday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 5 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 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5203N 5143W to 5534N 5214W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the western section.

Ice Forecasts

Southeast Labrador Sea

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4929N 5304W
to 5012N 5428W to 5203N 5143W to 5534N 5214W to 5642N 5716W to 5803N
5825W 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 7 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

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 7 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belle Isle Bank

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 March 2021

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 3:00 AM NST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1008 mb located south of Cape
Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 980 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 8 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move
southeastward today then depart east of Belle Isle Bank tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over northern
waters tonight in the wake of the trough.

A deepening low pressure system will track northeastward today to lie
south of the Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterly
winds will develop over southern waters tonight ahead of the low then
switch to a gale to storm force northwesterly in its wake on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Belle Isle
Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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

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