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FQNT21 ENMI 162300
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HIGH SEAS BULLETIN FOR METAREA 19
Valid from 23:00 UTC on Wednesday 16 May 2018
BY TROMSO METEO, NORWAY

Gale or storm is exp in areas: Nansen Basin, Litke Trough and Banks N of Svalbard, B3, B4, C3, C4, D3 and Deep D4, Banks outside Troms and Tromsoeflaket

Synoptic situation at 18 utc
Low 996 hPa 73 N 04 E Mov N, EXP 988 hPa at 78 N 02 E THU 18 utc.



Significant wave height valid next 23 hours:
Nansen Basin S, Lena Trough, Yermak Plateau, Litke Trough, Banks N of Svalbard, A2, A3, A4, A5, B4 and B5 and C5 and B1, B2, B3
2 to 3 m. FM THU morning LOC 3 to 5 m.
C2, D2, E2, F2
2 to 3 m, until THU morning LOC 4 m in E.
C3, C4, D3, Deep D4, E3, Deep E4, F3
2 to 3 m, in S 3 to 4 m, LOC 4 to 5 m. THU 2 to 4 m, in N part 4 to 6 m until THU afternoon.
Sklinna Bank, Traena Bank and Outer Vestfjord
2 to 3 m. FM THU morning 1,5 to 2 m.
Roest Bank and Vesteraalbanks
2,5 to 3,5 m. FM THU evening around 2 m.
Banks outside Troms, Tromsoeflaket and Hjelmsoey bank
INCR 3 to 5 m, highest in W and N part. THU afternoon DECR 2,5 to 3,5 m.
North Cape bank, North bank and Kildinbank
0,5 to 1,5 m, highest in W FM this evening. THU INCR 1 to 2 m, in W 2 to 3 m.

Forecast valid for the next 23 hours:

Nansen Basin, Litke Trough and Banks N of Svalbard
SE 6 or 7, THU afternoon OCNL gale 8. Sct rain and snow. Mod or good.
Lena Trough and Yermak Plateau
E 5 or 6. Mainly dry and good.
A2
NE 4 to 6, late THU evening cyclonic. Sct rain and snow. Mod or good.
A3, A4, A5
SE or E 5 to 7. Sct rain and snow. Fog banks in A5. Otherwise MOD or good.
B1, B2
N, backing W, 5 to 7. SCT snow. Otherwise good.
B3
Cyclonic 5 to 7. FM THU morning OCNL SW gale 8. Wintry shwrs. OCNL poor.
B4
SE, VEER S, 6 to gale 8. Wintry shwrs. OCNL poor.
B5, C5
S 4 to 6, OCNL 7 in S. Sct rain. Fog banks. Otherwise good.
C2
NW or W 5 to 7. SCT snow. Otherwise good.
C3
SW or W 7 to SEV gale 9. THU afternoon DECR SW 5 to 7. Wintry shwrs. OCNL poor.
C4, D3 and Deep D4
S and SW 7 to gale 8. THU afternoon DECR SW 5 to 7. Rain shwrs. OCNL poor.
D2
W or SW 5 or 6. Until THU morning OCNL 7. Sct wintry shwrs. Otherwise good.
E2, F2
SW 4 to 6. Sct rain shwrs. Otherwise good.
E3, Deep E4, F3
W and SW 5 to 7. Rain shwrs. Otherwise good.
Sklinna Bank and Traena Bank
SW 5, OCNL 6. Sct rain shwrs. Otherwise good.
Outer Vestfjord, Roest Bank and Vesteraalbanks
SW 5 or 6, late THU morning OCNL 7. Sct rain shwrs. Otherwise good.
Banks outside Troms and Tromsoeflaket
SW 7, possibly brief gale 8. THU morning DECR SW 6, first in S. Rain shwrs. Otherwise good.
Hjelmsoey bank
W 6, Ocnl 7. THU afternoon DECR SW 5, OCNL 6. Sct rain shwrs. Otherwise good.
North Cape bank, North bank and Kildinbank
Vrb 2 to 3, at times 5. Dry. This evening and first on THU TEMPO W and NW 6, first on N Cape bank. Sct rain shwrs. Otherwise good.

Ice edge
Ice edge runs through the following coordinates in Metarea XIX on Wednesday 16. May:
ICE BULLETIN FOR METAREA 19 ISSUED BY THE NORWEGIAN ICE SERVICE
(ISTJENESTEN@MET.NO) AT 23 UTC 16 MAY

NANSEN BASIN
ICE N OF 8148N 01843E, 8157N 02011E, 8136N 02751E,
8129N 02719E

YERMAK PLATEAU
ICE N OF 8000N 00516E, 8046N 00725E, 8056N 00918E

NORTH NORDAUSTLANDET BANK
ICE N OF 8129N 02719E, 8109N 02544E, 8030N 02639E,
8047N 02234E, 8043N 01906E, 8020N 01726E,
8000N 01656E

B2
ICE N OF 7500N 00822W, 7719N 00246W, 7730N 00116W

A3
ICE N OF 7938N 01000E, 7938N 00952E, 7934N 01000E

A4
ICE N OF 7959N 01656E, 7958N 01653E, 7938N 01000E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
7934N 01000E, 7807N 01236E, 7730N 01332E

B4
ICE N OF 7730N 01332E, 7721N 01345E, 7624N 01633E,
7637N 01721E, 7641N 02000E

B5
ICE N OF 7641N 02000E, 7646N 02354E, 7639N 02500E,
7623N 02433E, 7627N 02522E, 7655N 02615E,
7633N 02737E, 7632N 02923E, 7637N 02959E

METAREA 20 01020
ICE N OF 7638N 03000E, 7717N 03415E, 7645N 03448E,
7637N 03845E, 7626N 04036E

ICE EDGE NOT FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES

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