East Labrador Sea - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind east 30 knots diminishing to east 20 this morning then backing to north 20 late overnight.

Periods of snow ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind east 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W 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 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Labrador Sea - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

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 4:00 AM NDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over the North Labrador
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Lake Melville.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM NDT 1 April 2015 A trough of low pressure over the Northwest Labrador Sea will slowly
track northward to lie north of the marine district by this evening.
Over northern waters, strong to gale force easterly winds ahead of
the trough will diminish as it moves away.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the North Labrador Coast, Northwest Labrador Sea, and East
Labrador Sea - northern half.

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