East Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 04 May 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 after midnight then increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow or rain beginning near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015

East Labrador Sea - northwestern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

East Labrador Sea - southeastern half

Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots becoming east 20.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4750N 5030W to
4805N 5005W to 5250N 5335W to 5335N 5215W to 5450N 5210W to 5630N
5630W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Labrador Sea

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 04 May 2015

'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 9:30 PM NDT 4 May 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying trough located over the Mid
Labrador Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Tuesday deepening low 988 mb located over the
South Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NDT 4 May 2015 A trough of low pressure will intensify into a low pressure system
near the Mid Labrador Coast overnight tonight. The low is expected to
deepen as it slowly moves eastward across the South Labrador Sea on
Tuesday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of this feature will
shift to strong to gale force northerlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Mid Labrador Coast and the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for the North Labrador Coast - Saglek and south.

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