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

 EGC SafetyNET Message:

 PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 MIGRATION IN 2018.

THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION (IMO), THE INTERNATIONAL HYDROGRAPHIC ORGANIZATION (IHO), AND THE WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (WMO) INFORM THE MARITIME COMMUNITY OF THE PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 SATELLITE MIGRATION IN 2018, AS FOLLOWS:

1. ATLANTIC OCEAN REGION WEST (AORW) IN APRIL 2018.

2. PACIFIC OCEAN REGION (POR) IN JULY 2018.

3. ATLANTIC OCEAN REGION EAST (AORE) IN SEPTEMBER 2018.

4. INDIAN OCEAN REGION (IOR) IN OCTOBER 2018.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS OF THE SATELLITE MIGRATION PLAN AND NEW SATELLITE FOOTPRINTS CONSULT INMARSAT AT
 HTTPS://WWW.INMARSAT.COM/I3-I4-SERVICES-MIGRATION.


Gale or storm is not EXP in areas covered by this bulletin.

Synoptic situation at 18 utc
Low 1007 hPa at, 83 N 18 E, Mov SE and is Intsf,
EXP 993 hPa at 75 N 57 E TUE 18 Utc.
Low 952 hPa at, 49 N 24 W, MOV NE,
EXP 968 hPa at 59 N 18 W TUE 18 Utc.
Weak high 1017 hPa at, 71 N 19 E, Mov SLWY SE and FLN.
New high 1028 hPa
EXP 79 N 06 E TUE 18 Utc.



Significant wave height valid next 23 hours:
Nansen Basin S, Lena Trough, Yermak Plateau, Litke Trough, Banks N of Svalbard and A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, C2, C3, C4, C5, D2, D3, Deep D4, Deep E4 and E3
1 to 2,5 m, highest FM the night before TUE around Spitsbergen.
E2, F2, F3
1 to 2 m. FM TUE afternoon 2 to 3 m in SW part.
Banks outside Northern Norway
1 m or lower. FM TUE afternoon 1,5 m N on the Banks outside Finnmark.

Forecast valid for the next 23 hours:

Nansen Basin, Lena Trough, Yermak Plateau, Litke Trough, Banks N of Svalbard
NW 6 or 7. TUE evening DECR. SCT snow. Poor in snow. Mod icing.
A2, A3, B1, B2, B3
N 5 or 6, OCNL VRB 4. Mainly dry and good, risk fog banks with poor. Mod icing.
A4, B4, B5
VRB 4. FM TUE morning N 6 or 7. SCT snow or sleet. Poor in precipitation. Risk fog banks. Mod icing.
C2, C3, D2, D3
VRB 4. FM TUE afternoon E 5. SCT snow or sleet. Poor in precipitation. Risk fog banks.
C4, C5
VRB 4 or 5. FM TUE afternoon NW 5 or 6. Sct rain or sleet. Poor in precipitation.
Deep D4 and Deep E4
VRB 4. Sct rain shwrs. Mod in precipitation.
E2, E3, F2, F3
E 4. Mainly dry and good, risk fog banks with poor. FM late TUE morning SE 5 or 6 in W part. Rain, first in W part. Mod in precipitation.
Sklinna bank, Traena bank, Roest bank and Outer Vestfjord
Force 1 to 4 between E and S. Dry and good. TUE risk of fog and poor.
Vesteraalbanks and Banks outside Troms
Force 1 to 4 mainly FM NE. Dry and good. TUE evening risk of fog on Weraalbanks.
Tromsoeflaket and Hjelmsoey bank
W or VRB force 1 to 4. Sct rain shwrs. Mod in shwrs.
North Cape bank, North bank and Kildinbank
VRB force 1 to 4. Mainly dry and good. FM late TUE morning W 5, VEER NW. SCT sleet- or rain SHWRS, at times poor in SHWRS.

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

YERMAK PLATEAU
ICE N OF 8000N 00631E, 8017N 01013E, 8022N 01100E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
8002N 01100E, 8002N 01029E, 7959N 01028E

LITKE TROUGH
ICE N OF 8029N 01209E, 8100N 01704E, 8059N 01734E

NORTH NORDAUSTLANDET BANK
ICE N OF 8059N 01734E, 8055N 01914E, 8008N 01707E,
8008N 01610E

A2
ICE N OF 7730N 00159W, 7731N 00159W, 7747N 00000E

B2
ICE N OF 7500N 00759W, 7508N 00635W, 7554N 00535W,
7653N 00136W, 7730N 00159W

A3
ICE N OF 7747N 00000E, 7801N 00051E, 7854N 00340E,
7957N 00603E, 7959N 00631E

A4
ICE N OF 7959N 01028E, 7824N 01019E, 7809N 01247E,
7730N 01251E

B4
ICE N OF 7730N 01251E, 7649N 01256E, 7550N 01715E,
7553N 01959E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
7526N 01959E, 7524N 01958E, 7529N 01810E, 7459N 01742E

C4
ICE N OF 7459N 01742E, 7458N 01741E, 7433N 01959E

B5
ICE N OF 7553N 02000E, 7554N 02021E, 7526N 02000E
ICE EDGE EXITS AREA AND RE-ENTERS AT
7459N 02336E, 7536N 02518E, 7538N 02709E, 7603N 02903E,
7559N 02959E

C5
ICE N OF 7433N 01959E, 7433N 02001E, 7448N 02124E,
7456N 02325E, 7459N 02336E

METAREA 1 NORTH ICELAND
ICE N OF 7233N 01445W, 7300N 01230W, 7419N 01032W,
7443N 00852W, 7459N 00759W

METAREA 20 01020
ICE N OF 7559N 03000E, 7545N 03248E, 7553N 03640E,
7534N 03952E

ICE EDGE NOT FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES

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