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FQNT21 ENMI 151100
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HIGH SEAS BULLETIN FOR METAREA 19
Valid from 11:00 UTC on Friday 15 March 2019
BY TROMSO METEO, NORWAY

Gale 8 or SEV gale 9 is EXP in areas: B3, B4, B5, C3, C4, C5, D3, Tromsoeflaket, Hjelmsoeybanken, N Cape bank.

Synoptic situation at 06 utc
Low 994 hPa 79 N 55 E Mov NW EXP 996 hPa at 83 N 57 E SAT 06 utc.

Low 992 hPa 75 N 06 E EXP 990 hPa at 73 N 05 E SAT 06 utc.

Low 991 hPa 73 N 23 E almost STNR EXP 986 hPa SAT 06 utc.



Significant wave height valid next 35 hours:
Yermak Plateau, Banks N of Svalbard, A2, A3, A4, B2, B3, B4, C2, C3, D2 and D3
1 to 2 m, OCNL 3 m in S until SAT afternoon.
B5, C4, C5, Deep D4 and Deep E4, E2, E3
2 to 3 m. Late FRI evening to SAT afternoon LOC INCR 4 m in C4, Deep D4.
F2, F3
3 to 5 m. SAT 2 to 4 m. Highest in SW.
Sklinna Bank, Traena Bank, Roest bank and Vesteraalbanks
2 to 3 m.
Outer Vestfjord
1 to 2 m.
Banks outside Troms, Tromsoeflaket and Hjelmsoey bank
1 to 2 m. FM SAT morning 2 to 3,5 m, highest in W.
North Cape bank, North bank and Kildinbank
1 to 2 m.Forecast valid next 35 hours:

Yermak Plateau and Banks N of Spitsbergen, A2, A3 and A4
NE 5 or 6, OCNL 7 in A3 and A4. SCT snow with MOD or poor. Risk of MOD or SEV icing.
B2, C2
N 5, OCNL 6 or 7. Sct snow shwrs with poor. Risk of MOD or SEV icing.
B3, C3
Cyclonic 5 to 7, OCNL gale 8 or SEV gale 9. SAT afternoon DECR VRB 5 or 6. Snow shwrs with poor. Risk of mod icing.
B4, B5, C4, C5
NE or E 5 to 7, OCNL gale 8. FRI SCT snow SHWRS with poor. SAT snow with MOD or poor. Risk of MOD or SEV icing in B4 and B5.
D2, E2
N 5. Mainly dry and good. Risk of mod icing in D2.
D3
NW 5 or 6, SAT OCNL 7 or gale 8. Sct snow shwrs with poor.
Deep D4 and Deep E4
N 5 to 7. Snow shwrs with poor.
E3, F2, F3
N or NW 5 to 7. FRI SCT snow or sleet SHWRS with MOD or poor. SAT mainly dry and good.
Sklinna Bank and Traena Bank
INCR NE 5, early SAT 6, SAT afternoon DECR 5 in N part. Sct snow shwrs with poor. SAT dry and good.
Outer Vestfjord
NE 4, early SAT TEMPO 5. FM SAT afternoon NW 4. Mainly dry and good.
Roest Bank
NE 4. Late FRI afternoon INCR N and Ne 6, at times 7. SAT DECR N up to 5. Sct snow shwrs with poor.
Vesteraalbanks
NE 4. Late FRI afternoon INCR N and NE 6, at times 7. SAT W and NW OCNL 5, SAT evening OCNL 7 in N part. Sct snow shwrs with poor.
Banks outside Troms
N 4. Late FRI evening INCR W and NW 5 and OCNL 6. SAT evening SW OCNL 7. Snow shwrs with poor.
Tromsoeflaket and Hjelmsoey bank
Vrb 4 or 5. SAT INCR W up to gale 8 and possibly SEV gale 9. FM SAT afternoon VEER N up to 7, first in N part. Snow shwrs with poor.
North Cape bank
S up to 5. SAT forenoon INCR SW 7, FM SAT afternoon gale 8. Snow shwrs with poor.
North bank and Kildinbank
S 5 or 6, FM late SAT afternoon 7 W on N bank. Sct snow shwrs with poor.

Ice edge
Ice edge runs through the following coordinates in Metarea XIX on Thursday 14. March:

ICE BULLETIN FOR METAREA 19 ISSUED BY THE NORWEGIAN ICE SERVICE
(ISTJENESTEN@MET.NO) AT 23 UTC 14 MAR

B2
ICE N OF 7459N 00329W, 7506N 00352W, 7626N 00022W,
7710N 00125W, 7730N 00040W

A3
ICE N OF 7734N 00000E, 7826N 00320E, 7929N 00258E,
7920N 01000E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
7901N 01000E, 7854N 00952E, 7850N 01000E

A4
ICE N OF 7920N 01000E, 7919N 01016E, 7901N 01000E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
7850N 01000E, 7822N 01057E, 7733N 01322E, 7730N 01318E

B4
ICE N OF 7730N 01318E, 7644N 01237E, 7604N 01436E,
7554N 01628E, 7513N 01516E, 7459N 01547E

C4
ICE N OF 7459N 01547E, 7353N 01819E, 7402N 02000E

B5
ICE N OF 7459N 02443E, 7528N 02507E, 7529N 02959E

C5
ICE N OF 7402N 01959E, 7423N 02410E, 7459N 02443E

METAREA 1 NORTH ICELAND
ICE N OF 7233N 01328W, 7249N 01331W, 7335N 00831W,
7434N 00400W

METAREA 20 01020
ICE N OF 7529N 03000E, 7530N 03311E, 7459N 03505E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
7459N 03702E, 7513N 03913E, 7520N 03943E

METAREA 20 01100
ICE N OF 7459N 03505E, 7451N 03538E, 7459N 03702E

ICE EDGE NOT FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES

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